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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0 of 5] PV on HVM Xen

To: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0 of 5] PV on HVM Xen
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 19:33:39 +0200
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On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 03:46:54PM +0000, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> Hi all,
> this is a reduced and rebased version of the patch series I sent
> yesterday "enhanced PV on HVM": this series is based on Linux 2.5.32 and
> can be applied now, it includes everything but the pirq remapping
> related functions that are not ready to be upstreamed at the moment.
> Therefore it just achieves the goal of enabling PV devices in Linux
> running in a Xen HVM domain, it doesn't allow event channels delivery in
> place of interrupts.
> The patch series consists of 5 patches, each patch comes with a detailed
> description.
> In order for this to work we also need a patch for Xen, that is being
> worked on as we speak.

Hmm.. is it possible to get PV-on-HVM drivers working on older Xen versions,
that don't have additional patches? 

Just like the unmodified_drivers works for 2.6.18 and 2.6.27.

-- Pasi

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