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RE: [Xen-devel] [pvops-dom0] [patch] Hook Linux's PCI probe and remove c

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Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] [pvops-dom0] [patch] Hook Linux's PCI probe and remove callbacks
From: "Han, Weidong" <weidong.han@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2009 15:18:51 +0800
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Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] [pvops-dom0] [patch] Hook Linux's PCI probe and remove callbacks
Forgot to mention this patch is backported from 2.6.18 dom0.


Han, Weidong wrote:
> Hijack the pci_bus_type probe and remove callbacks. This option only
> requires modification to the Xen specific part of Linux.
> This is useful to add and remove pci device to Xen hypervisor when
> load and remove its driver. For example, when VFs are created by PF,
> they will be added to Xen hypervisor, and then can be assigned to
> guest. 
> This patch is based on xen-tip-master branch of jeremy's pv-ops tree.
> Signed-off-by: Weidong Han <weidong.han@xxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Allen Kay <allen.m.kay@xxxxxxxxx>

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