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Re:[Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 0/6] Xen PV on HVM fixes and improvements

To: topperxin <topperxin@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re:[Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 0/6] Xen PV on HVM fixes and improvements
From: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 15:05:09 +0000
Cc: Fitzhardinge <Jeremy.Fitzhardinge@xxxxxxxxxx>, Jeremy, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>, Stefano Stabellini <Stefano.Stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Thu, 3 Mar 2011, 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?

PV on HVM is upstream now, so it is just a matter of time before all the
distros will have a kernel that supports PV on HVM out of the box.

>    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?

Yes there is:
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