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Re: [Xen-devel] 3rd party drivers in domU or dom0

To: "mdlabriola@xxxxxxxxx" <mdlabriola@xxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] 3rd party drivers in domU or dom0
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 13:01:59 +0100
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On 15/04/2009 12:56, "mdlabriola@xxxxxxxxx" <mdlabriola@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I tried to hide the PCI cards from dom0, to see what the behavior is like in a
> domU, but I can't get that to work either.  The pciback new_slot/bind stuff
> appears to work (I don't get errors), but when I try to create my domU, I get
> errors listing other devices that must also be sent to domU (looks like
> everything on that PCI bus)
> Do you guys think there's a better chance of getting these boards working on
> domU or dom0?

Doesn't matter which as Xen schedules them the same. The safest way would be
to run a uniproc dom0 or domU, and dedicate a cpu to it (by setting affinity
masks of all domains).

 -- Keir

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