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Date:	Mon, 16 May 2016 09:57:50 -0400
From:	Boris Ostrovsky <>
To:	Stefano Stabellini <>
Cc:	David Vrabel <>,
	Juergen Gross <>,
	Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <>,,
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] xen/x86: actually allocate legacy interrupts
 on PV guests

On 05/16/2016 07:23 AM, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Apr 2016, Boris Ostrovsky wrote:
>> On 04/27/2016 09:40 AM, David Vrabel wrote:
>>> On 27/04/16 14:38, Boris Ostrovsky wrote:
>>>> int xen_nr_legacy_irqs()
>>>> {
>>>>      if (xen_hvm_domain())
>>>>          return nr_legacy_irqs();
>>>>      if (xen_initial_domain())
>>>>          return NR_IRQS_LEGACY;
>>>>      return 0;
>>>> }
>>> Yeah, if that does the right thing...
>> I think it will break xen_allocate_irq_gsi() again, unless we check for HVM
>> domain explicitly. Which would be ugly.
> I guess we all forgot about this patch, in the meantime the merge window
> has opened.
> Should we go ahead with:
> ?
> It might not be complete, but it is certainly an improvement.

Yes, I think what you have there is the best option. What I suggested
above won't work and adding another check for HVM domain in 
xen_allocate_irq_gsi() won't look good (although it does work).

It will need to go to stable as well (4.4+ ?)


> Otherwise, please submit proper patches ASAP. I don't think we want to
> delay this fix until 4.8.

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