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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCHv3] QEMU(upstream): Disable xen's use of O_DIRECT by default as it results in crashes.

On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 3:12 PM, George Dunlap
<George.Dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I've just had a chat with Stefano, and it turns out I was a bit
> confused -- this change has nothing to do with qemu running as a
> device model, but only as qemu running as a PV back-end for PV guests.
>  So the question of when in the save/restore process the qemu is
> started is moot.

Alex, the title of the changelog should certainly be more specific, so
people aren't confused.  Maybe something like the following?

"Disable use of O_DIRECT when acting as a Xen PV backend"

And emphasizing in the changelog that this has no effect on qemu when
acting as a device model for Xen?


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