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Re: MSI proposal and work transfer...(was: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0 of 5

To: Sheng Yang <sheng@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: MSI proposal and work transfer...(was: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0 of 5] PV on HVM Xen)
From: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2010 23:16:10 +0000
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On Mon, 22 Mar 2010, Sheng Yang wrote:
> Another thing is, due to some other task assignment to me days ago, I am 
> afraid I have to stop my working on PV extension of HVM guest, as well as MSI 
> work which we considered as a part of PV interrupt delivery mechanism for 
> Hybrid. You know, it's really a hard decision to me, but I have no choice...

I am sorry to hear that.

> So I would like to transfer the current work to someone who interested in it. 
> The next step is somehow clear. We would have a PV clocksource for HVM, as 
> well as PIRQ mapped irqchip to speed up interrupt delivery. 
> Stefano, would you like help to take my work and continue it? I think no one 
> is more familiar with these discussion and code than you in the community.

Sure, I would be happy to help finish your work.

> The 
> final target is still upstream Linux I hope... 

Yes, my target is upstream Linux as well.

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