Re: [PATCH RFC V11 15/18] kvm : Paravirtual ticketlocks support forlinux guests running on KVM hypervisor

From: Paolo Bonzini
Date: Mon Aug 05 2013 - 10:07:15 EST

> > On Mon, Aug 05, 2013 at 11:46:03AM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > > Acked-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > >
> > > I guess you'd want to carry this in the KVM tree or so - maybe in a
> > > separate branch because it changes Xen as well?
> >
> > It changes KVM host and guest side, XEN and common x86 spinlock code. I
> > think it would be best to merge common x86 spinlock bits and guest side
> > KVM/XEN bits through tip tree and host KVM part will go through KVM
> > tree. If this is OK with you, Ingo, and XEN folks Raghavendra can send
> > two separate patch series one for the tip and one for KVM host side.
> Sure, that's fine - if the initial series works fine in isolation as well
> (i.e. won't break anything).

It would be a big problem if it didn't! Raghavendra, please send the
two separate series as Gleb explained above.


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