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Date:   Tue, 26 Mar 2019 08:59:48 +0800
From:   "Zhao, Yakui" <yakui.zhao@...el.com>
To:     Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
Cc:     "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "x86@...nel.org" <x86@...nel.org>,
        "Chen, Jason CJ" <jason.cj.chen@...el.com>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 3/3] arch/x86/acrn: add hypercall for acrn_hypervisor



On 2019年03月25日 16:30, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Mar 2019, Zhao, Yakui wrote:
>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Thomas Gleixner [mailto:tglx@...utronix.de]
>>> Sent: Saturday, March 23, 2019 12:02 AM
>>> To: Zhao, Yakui <yakui.zhao@...el.com>
>>> Cc: linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org; x86@...nel.org; Chen, Jason CJ
>>> <jason.cj.chen@...el.com>
>>> Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 3/3] arch/x86/acrn: add hypercall for acrn_hypervisor
> 
> 
> Can you please fix your mail client not to copy the full email headers on
> the reply?
> 
> The simple: On $DATE, someone wrote: like the below is sufficient.

thanks for the reminder.

> 
>>>> +static inline long acrn_hypercall0(unsigned long hcall_id) {
>>>> +
>>>> +	/* x86-64 System V ABI register usage */
>>>
>>> Well, yes. But can you please provide a link to the hypercall specification in the
>>> changelog?
>>>
>>> Also instead of repeating the same comment over and over, explain the calling
>>> convention in a top level comment.
>>
>> This is the low-level implementation of low-level hypercall. It is similar to
>> Kvm_hypercall1/2/3 in arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_para.h.
>> Does it make sense that the below comments are added before acrn_hypercall0/1/2?
>> /*
>>   * Hypercalls for ACRN Guest
>>   *
>>   * Hypercall number is passed in r8 register.
>>   * Return value will be placed in rax.
>>   * Up to 2 arguments are passed in rdi, rsi.
>>   */
> 
> Yes, that's much more helpful.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> 	tglx
> 

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