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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 4 of 5] libxl: Add support for passing in the mac

Ian Campbell writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 4 of 5] libxl: Add support for 
passing in the machine's E820 for PCI passthrough"):
> Are we expecting that libxl users might want to modify the e820? If not
> then why expose libxl_e820_alloc and libxl_e820_sanitize at all, just
> add a flag to the libxl interface which says whether or not to provide a
> host-derived e820.

Well, also, why do we need that flag at all ?  Are we trying to do
something different with domains which might get pci passthrough ?  If
so then that's what should be specified at the libxl api, surely,
rather than some opaque "write this rune to make it work" option.


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