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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH V2 5/5] vga-cirrus: Workaround during restore when using Xen.

On 01/05/2012 08:49 PM, Jan Kiszka wrote:
> To me this still sounds like a cirrus-only xen workaround that
> nevertheless spreads widely.

It is.

> Again, what speaks against migrating the information Xen needs before
> creating the machine or a single device? That would only introduce a
> generic concept of an (optional) "early", let's call it
> "accelerator-related" vmstate and would allow Xen to deal with all the
> specifics behind the curtain.

Adding more concepts, just to work around a bug (and this is really a
bug in the qemu/xen interface) makes it harder to refactor things later on.

I have a truly marvellous patch that fixes the bug which this
signature is too narrow to contain.

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