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Date:   Thu, 23 Sep 2021 16:03:52 +0200
From:   Juergen Gross <>
To:     Jan Beulich <>,
        Boris Ostrovsky <>
Cc:     Stefano Stabellini <>,
        lkml <>,
        "" <>,
        Konrad Wilk <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/9] xen/x86: allow PVH Dom0 without XEN_PV=y

On 07.09.21 12:08, Jan Beulich wrote:
> Decouple XEN_DOM0 from XEN_PV, converting some existing uses of XEN_DOM0
> to a new XEN_PV_DOM0. (I'm not convinced all are really / should really
> be PV-specific, but for starters I've tried to be conservative.)
> For PVH Dom0 the hypervisor populates MADT with only x2APIC entries, so
> without x2APIC support enabled in the kernel things aren't going to work
> very well. (As opposed, DomU-s would only ever see LAPIC entries in MADT
> as of now.) Note that this then requires PVH Dom0 to be 64-bit, as
> X86_X2APIC depends on X86_64.
> In the course of this xen_running_on_version_or_later() needs to be
> available more broadly. Move it from a PV-specific to a generic file,
> considering that what it does isn't really PV-specific at all anyway.
> Note that xen/interface/version.h cannot be included on its own; in
> enlighten.c, which uses SCHEDOP_* anyway, include xen/interface/sched.h
> first to resolve the apparently sole missing type (xen_ulong_t).
> Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <>

Reviewed-by: Juergen Gross <>


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