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Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC PATCH 0/15]: PVH xen: Patches for PVH guests

On 12/01/13 02:22, Mukesh Rathor wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm excited (and a bit nervous) to finally submit xen PVH patches for
> your input. This is Phase I.  Kindly ignore the 'noinline' for now, it
> helps me debug. Of course, in the final patches that won't be there.

Hi Mukesh,

I would like to give a try to PVH, but I'm having some failures while
applying the patches, could you tell me the base commit on top of which
I should apply this series?

Thanks, Roger.

> Phase I:
>    - Establish a baseline of something working. These patches allow for 
>      dom0 to be booted in PVH mode, and after that guests to be started
>      in PV, PVH, and HVM modes. I also tested booting dom0 in PV mode, and
>      starting PV, PVH, and HVM guests.
>      There are few fixme's that I thought we could punt to Phase II. 
>      Also, the disk must be specified as phy: in vm.cfg file:
>          > losetup /dev/loop1 guest.img
>          > vm.cfg file: disk = ['phy:/dev/loop1,xvda,w']
>      I've not tested anything else.
> Phase II:
>    - Shutdown cleanup. I need to look at shutdown path during dom0 reboot.
>    - arch_get_info_guest() and other fixmes.
>    - Change xl to support other modes other than "phy:".
> Phase III:
>    - Migration, shadow code. I've skipped shadow code for now.
> Thanks for all the help,
> Mukesh
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