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Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC] Genapic in x86_64 Dom0

To: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC] Genapic in x86_64 Dom0
From: Chris Wright <chrisw@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2005 11:57:55 -0700
Cc: Chris Wright <chrisw@xxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Puthiyaparambil, Aravindh" <aravindh.puthiyaparambil@xxxxxxxxxx>
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* Keir Fraser (Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> I suspect we might be best off just diverging completely and having
> our own file that implements enough of the local APIC "interface" to
> get everything else to build, but is basically a set of no-ops. That's
> basically what we have for arch/xen/i386.

OK, that's more or less what I was thinkg (re: no-ops).

> Maintaining processor and lapic info is pretty pointless since those
> things aren't under domain 0's control, although it may be as easy to
> do so as not. 

My intention was more about being able to run more code paths without
having #if CONFIG_XEN if possible to hand to trivial or no-op stub

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