On Thu, Mar 03, 2011 at 10:29:38AM +0800, topperxin wrote:
> Hi stefano,
> It's very great of your work.I think it't useful
> to me, I have checked it out, and I will study it.
> What I care mostly is the pv-on-hvm drivers, now
> my main work is port pvonhvm drivers to various guest
> OS, no matter what OS version, such as ubuntu 10.10,
> debian 505 etc. But I found this work is difficult &
> boring to me, I can't find a general method which can
> easily port the pvonhvm drivers to all kinds guest os.
> Do you have any good ideas?
> I found there are not platform-pci source in your
> project, as we know, in the old pvonhvm drivers version,
> platform-pci module is important, it was used to establish
> the communication mechanism, such as xenbus, evtchn,etc,
> could you please tell me how can you get rid of it? and how
> can you substitute platform-pci, with which?
> Thanks a lot.
Not sure if you've seen this wiki page..it has some links to
various versions of pv-on-hvm drivers for linux:
> At 2011-02-26 01:11:33**"Stefano Stabellini"
> <Stefano.Stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >this patch series is a collection of fixes and improvements for Linux
> >running as Xen PV on HVM guest.
> >Changes to the previous version:
> >- patch 5 and 6 have been squashed together;
> >- xen_hvm_spinlock_init has been merged into xen_hvm_smp_prepare_cpus.
> >The list of patches with diffstat follows:
> >Stefano Stabellini (6):
> > xen: no need to delay xen_setup_shutdown_event for hvm guests anymore
> > xen: do not use xen_info on HVM, set pv_info name to "Xen HVM"
> > xen-blkfront: handle Xen major numbers other than XENVBD
> > xen: make the ballon driver work for hvm domains
> > xen: PV on HVM: support PV spinlocks and IPIs
> > xen: fix compile issue if XEN is enabled but XEN_PVHVM is disabled
> > arch/x86/xen/enlighten.c | 6 ++-
> > arch/x86/xen/smp.c | 38 ++++++++++++++++++
> > arch/x86/xen/suspend.c | 2 +
> > arch/x86/xen/xen-ops.h | 2 +
> > drivers/block/xen-blkfront.c | 79
> > drivers/xen/balloon.c | 14 ++++--
> > drivers/xen/manage.c | 17 ++------
> > drivers/xen/platform-pci.c | 3 -
> > include/xen/interface/io/blkif.h | 21 ++++++++++
> > 9 files changed, 154 insertions(+), 28 deletions(-)
> >A branch with these patches on 2.6.38-rc6 is available here:
> >git://xenbits.xen.org/people/sstabellini/linux-pvhvm.git 2.6.38-rc6-pvhvm
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