This is an archived copy of the Xen.org mailing list, which we have preserved to ensure that existing links to archives are not broken. The live archive, which contains the latest emails, can be found at http://lists.xen.org/
Home Products Support Community News


Re: [Xen-devel] dom0 features in Linus tree

To: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] dom0 features in Linus tree
From: Shriram Rajagopalan <rshriram@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2011 15:44:41 -0800
Cc: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Rafal Wojtczuk <rafal@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Delivery-date: Thu, 24 Feb 2011 15:46:18 -0800
Envelope-to: www-data@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20110224155300.GC6893@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
List-help: <mailto:xen-devel-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=help>
List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
List-post: <mailto:xen-devel@lists.xensource.com>
List-subscribe: <http://lists.xensource.com/mailman/listinfo/xen-devel>, <mailto:xen-devel-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=subscribe>
List-unsubscribe: <http://lists.xensource.com/mailman/listinfo/xen-devel>, <mailto:xen-devel-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=unsubscribe>
References: <20110224104114.GB2221@email> <20110224155300.GC6893@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Reply-to: rshriram@xxxxxxxxx
Sender: xen-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 7:53 AM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
<konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 11:41:14AM +0100, Rafal Wojtczuk wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have just noticed that vanilla linux-2.6.38-rc6 does not have pciback, nor
>> netback. Does anyone know whether these two will be included in final 2.6.38?
> I was thinking 2.6.39, but then I was also wondering whether some of this
> functionality it provides can be exposed via QEMU PCI API and KVM's interrupt
> handler code (similar to pciback, except that the flow is via ioctl/eventfs
> to/from QEMU for PCI devices interrupts). It would require delicate surgery
> in multiple code bases but could make it easier in the long-term.
> Still pondering about it, but in the meantime there is a branch that works
> quite nicely
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/konrad/xen.git devel/next-2.6.38
> and has netback+pciback and is quite stable on my boxes.
>> More general question - can anyone venture an estimate on when all remaining 
>> dom0
>> features will be merged into Linus tree ?
> To give ourselves a lot of breathing room for fixing bugs, stabilizing, etc, 
> testing,
> how about 2.6.42?
> The more I see the number 42 the better that answer is :-)
With 2-3 month release cycles, 2.6.42 is by end of this year?
Now, thats looong way :-)
> _______________________________________________
> Xen-devel mailing list
> Xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> http://lists.xensource.com/xen-devel

Xen-devel mailing list

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>