Re: [GIT PULL] AlacrityVM guest drivers for 2.6.33

From: Gregory Haskins
Date: Tue Dec 22 2009 - 13:56:51 EST

On 12/22/09 1:53 PM, Avi Kivity wrote:
> On 12/22/2009 07:36 PM, Gregory Haskins wrote:
>>> Gregory, it would be nice if you worked _much_ harder with the KVM folks
>>> before giving up.
>> I think the 5+ months that I politely tried to convince the KVM folks
>> that this was a good idea was pretty generous of my employer. The KVM
>> maintainers have ultimately made it clear they are not interested in
>> directly supporting this concept (which is their prerogative), but are
>> perhaps willing to support the peripheral logic needed to allow it to
>> easily interface with KVM. I can accept that, and thus AlacrityVM was
>> born.
> Review pointed out locking issues with xinterface which I have not seen
> addressed. I asked why the irqfd/ioeventfd mechanisms are insufficient,
> and you did not reply.

Yes, I understand. I've been too busy to rework the code for an
upstream push. I will certainly address those questions when I make the
next attempt, but they weren't relevant to the guest side.

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