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From: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@oracle.com>
To: Maran Wilson <maran.wilson@oracle.com>
Cc: pbonzini@redhat.com, jgross@suse.com, boris.ostrovsky@oracle.com,
	roger.pau@citrix.com, andrew.cooper3@citrix.com,
	hch@infradead.org, JBeulich@suse.com, x86@kernel.org,
	xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	kvm@vger.kernel.org, thomas.lendacky@amd.com,
	dave.hansen@linux.intel.com, rkrcmar@redhat.com,
	gregkh@linuxfoundation.org, mchehab@kernel.org, hpa@zytor.com,
	linus.walleij@linaro.org, mingo@redhat.com,
	rdunlap@infradead.org, luto@kernel.org, jpoimboe@redhat.com,
	tglx@linutronix.de, bp@suse.de, davem@davemloft.net,
	kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC PATCH v4 6/7] xen/pvh: Add memory map pointer to hvm_start_info struct
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2018 10:23:40 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180301152340.GI15623@char.us.oracle.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1519842483-8887-7-git-send-email-maran.wilson@oracle.com>

On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 10:28:02AM -0800, Maran Wilson wrote:
> The start info structure that is defined as part of the x86/HVM direct boot
> ABI and used for starting Xen PVH guests would be more versatile if it also
> included a way to pass information about the memory map to the guest. This
> would allow KVM guests to share the same entry point.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Maran Wilson <maran.wilson@oracle.com>
> ---
>  include/xen/interface/hvm/start_info.h | 50 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
>  1 file changed, 49 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/include/xen/interface/hvm/start_info.h b/include/xen/interface/hvm/start_info.h
> index 648415976ead..80cfbd35c1af 100644
> --- a/include/xen/interface/hvm/start_info.h
> +++ b/include/xen/interface/hvm/start_info.h
> @@ -33,7 +33,7 @@
>   *    | magic          | Contains the magic value XEN_HVM_START_MAGIC_VALUE
>   *    |                | ("xEn3" with the 0x80 bit of the "E" set).
>   *  4 +----------------+
> - *    | version        | Version of this structure. Current version is 0. New
> + *    | version        | Version of this structure. Current version is 1. New

Have you checked if there are any OSes that end up checking this value at all?

Perhaps also expand the comment to say that for PV guests only 0 is allowed.
For PVH 0 or 1 is allowed ?

  parent reply	other threads:[~2018-03-01 15:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 42+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-02-28 18:27 [RFC PATCH v4 0/7] KVM: x86: Allow Qemu/KVM to use PVH entry point Maran Wilson
2018-02-28 18:27 ` [RFC PATCH v4 1/7] xen/pvh: Split CONFIG_XEN_PVH into CONFIG_PVH and CONFIG_XEN_PVH Maran Wilson
2018-02-28 21:07   ` [Xen-devel] " Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2018-03-01  5:43     ` Juergen Gross
2018-03-01  7:19   ` Juergen Gross
2018-03-01 15:02   ` Boris Ostrovsky
2018-03-01 15:17     ` Paolo Bonzini
2018-03-01 17:24       ` Maran Wilson
2018-02-28 18:27 ` [RFC PATCH v4 2/7] xen/pvh: Move PVH entry code out of Xen specific tree Maran Wilson
2018-02-28 21:08   ` [Xen-devel] " Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2018-02-28 21:35     ` Paolo Bonzini
2018-03-01  6:11       ` Juergen Gross
2018-03-01  8:46         ` Paolo Bonzini
2018-03-01 16:15           ` Boris Ostrovsky
2018-03-01 17:22       ` Maran Wilson
2018-02-28 18:27 ` [RFC PATCH v4 3/7] xen/pvh: Create a new file for Xen specific PVH code Maran Wilson
2018-02-28 21:09   ` [Xen-devel] " Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2018-02-28 18:28 ` [RFC PATCH v4 4/7] xen/pvh: Move Xen specific PVH VM initialization out of common code Maran Wilson
2018-02-28 21:10   ` [Xen-devel] " Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2018-03-01  7:20   ` Juergen Gross
2018-03-01 16:05   ` Boris Ostrovsky
2018-03-01 17:43     ` Maran Wilson
2018-02-28 18:28 ` [RFC PATCH v4 5/7] xen/pvh: Move Xen code for getting mem map via hcall out of common file Maran Wilson
2018-03-01  7:21   ` Juergen Gross
2018-02-28 18:28 ` [RFC PATCH v4 6/7] xen/pvh: Add memory map pointer to hvm_start_info struct Maran Wilson
2018-03-01  7:29   ` Juergen Gross
2018-03-01  7:41     ` Jan Beulich
2018-03-01 17:19       ` Maran Wilson
2018-03-01 15:23   ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk [this message]
2018-02-28 18:28 ` [RFC PATCH v4 7/7] KVM: x86: Allow Qemu/KVM to use PVH entry point Maran Wilson
2018-03-01  7:31   ` Juergen Gross
2018-02-28 21:39 ` [RFC PATCH v4 0/7] " Paolo Bonzini
2018-03-20 19:16 ` [PATCH v5 " Maran Wilson
2018-03-20 19:18   ` [PATCH v5 1/7] xen/pvh: Split CONFIG_XEN_PVH into CONFIG_PVH and CONFIG_XEN_PVH Maran Wilson
2018-03-20 19:23     ` Randy Dunlap
2018-03-20 20:55       ` Maran Wilson
2018-03-20 19:18   ` [PATCH v5 2/7] xen/pvh: Move PVH entry code out of Xen specific tree Maran Wilson
2018-03-20 19:19   ` [PATCH v5 3/7] xen/pvh: Create a new file for Xen specific PVH code Maran Wilson
2018-03-20 19:19   ` [PATCH v5 4/7] xen/pvh: Move Xen specific PVH VM initialization out of common file Maran Wilson
2018-03-20 19:19   ` [PATCH v5 5/7] xen/pvh: Move Xen code for getting mem map via hcall " Maran Wilson
2018-03-20 19:20   ` [PATCH v5 6/7] xen/pvh: Add memory map pointer to hvm_start_info struct Maran Wilson
2018-03-20 19:21   ` [PATCH v5 7/7] KVM: x86: Allow Qemu/KVM to use PVH entry point Maran Wilson

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