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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen 4.3 development update, and stock-taking

>>> On 16.01.13 at 18:55, George Dunlap <George.Dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> * Persistent grants for blk (external)
>   owner: roger.pau@citrix
>   status: Initial implementation posted
>   prognosis: ?

I think this went into 3.8-rc.

> * Scalability: 16TiB of RAM
>   owner: jan@suse
>   status: Not started

Patches almost ready to be posted (working fine for "normal"
mode, but working on simulating the mode we'd be in when
having this much of memory).

Prognosis: Good.

> * Remove hardcoded mobprobe's in xencommons
>   owner: ?
>   status: ?
>   prognosis: Poor.

This was actually _promised_ to be a temporary hack, so I'd
consider it a release blocker if nothing at all was done here.

> * Xen EFI boot
>  - Signature checking for dom0 kernel / initrd?
>  status: No owner.
>  prognosis: Probably not for 4.4

This is already in the tree (c/s 26262:b62bd62b2683). Nothing else
should be necessary on the hypervisor side if the shim is to be used.

But of course pv-ops Linux continues to lack EFI support altogether.


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