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Date:	Tue, 6 Oct 2015 18:19:34 +0300
From:	"Michael S. Tsirkin" <>
To:	Gleb Natapov <>
Cc:	Vlad Zolotarov <>,
	Greg KH <>,
	Bruce Richardson <>,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 1/3] uio: add ioctl support

On Tue, Oct 06, 2015 at 05:30:31PM +0300, Gleb Natapov wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 06, 2015 at 05:19:22PM +0300, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 06, 2015 at 11:33:56AM +0300, Vlad Zolotarov wrote:
> > > the solution u propose should be a matter of a separate patch and is
> > > obviously orthogonal to this series.
> > 
> > Doesn't work this way, sorry. You want a patch enabling MSI merged,
> > you need to secure the MSI configuration.
> > 
> MSI can be enabled right now without the patch by writing directly into
> PCI bar.

By poking at config registers in sysfs? We can block this, or we
can log this, pretty easily. We don't ATM but it's not hard to do.

> The only thing this patch adds is forwarding the interrupt to
> an eventfd.

This one just adds a bunch of ioctls. The next ones do
more than you describe.

> --
> 			Gleb.
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