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Re: [Xen-devel] OASIS Virtual I/O Device (VIRTIO) TC

On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 08:41:28PM +0200, Daniel Kiper wrote:
> Hi,
> I was appointed by Xen Advisory Board to OASIS Virtual I/O Device
> (VIRTIO) TC as a memeber. I will oversee its work from Xen point
> of view, however, deliverables will be as much as possible
> "virtualization platform" agnostic.
> According to [1]:
> The goal of the OASIS Virtual I/O Device (VIRTIO) TC is to simplify
> virtual devices, making them more extensible and more recognizable.
> [...]
> The TC intends to define formal specifications for virtual device buses
> (including PCI) for a variety of devices, including network devices.
> Specification development will be based upon the "Virtio PCI Card
> Specification" [2] v0.9.5, seeking solutions that support portability,
> simplicity, least-surprise for driver authors, extensibility, and
> performance. The specification will also document existing
> implementations and practice.

How is Xen PV driver fit in this? Xen PV doesn't have virtual PCI bus.


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