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Re: [Xen-devel] PCI pass through vs. slot

  • To: ron minnich <rminnich@xxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 06 Dec 2006 08:39:20 +0000
  • Delivery-date: Wed, 06 Dec 2006 00:39:33 -0800
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
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  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] PCI pass through vs. slot

On 5/12/06 6:41 pm, "ron minnich" <rminnich@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I am a bit confused on the PCI stuff.
> PASSTHRU-- does this mean that pcifront is not needed? Or only that
> the PCI is not limited as it is with slot.

No, it means that the device address (bus,slot,fn) is 'passed through'
unmodified to pcifront, with no remapping. You still need pcifront!

 -- Keir

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