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Date:   Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:53:49 +0200
From:   Juergen Gross <jgross@...e.com>
To:     Ankur Arora <ankur.a.arora@...cle.com>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, xen-devel@...ts.xenproject.org
Cc:     pbonzini@...hat.com, boris.ostrovsky@...cle.com,
        konrad.wilk@...cle.com, sstabellini@...nel.org,
        joao.m.martins@...cle.com
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 07/16] x86/xen: make vcpu_info part of xenhost_t

On 09.05.19 19:25, Ankur Arora wrote:
> Abstract out xen_vcpu_id probing via (*probe_vcpu_id)(). Once that is
> availab,e the vcpu_info registration happens via the VCPUOP hypercall.
> 
> Note that for the nested case, there are two vcpu_ids, and two vcpu_info
> areas, one each for the default xenhost and the remote xenhost.
> The vcpu_info is used via pv_irq_ops, and evtchn signaling.
> 
> The other VCPUOP hypercalls are used for management (and scheduling)
> which is expected to be done purely in the default hypervisor.
> However, scheduling of L1-guest does imply L0-Xen-vcpu_info switching,
> which might mean that the remote hypervisor needs some visibility
> into related events/hypercalls in the default hypervisor.

Another candidate for dropping due to layering violation, I guess.


Juergen

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