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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] xen: remove XEN_PRIVILEGED_GUEST

On Mon, 2014-02-17 at 07:23 -0500, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> On Feb 16, 2014 3:07 PM, Paul Bolle <pebolle@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Please look in the grub git tree. They have fixed their code to not do
> this anymore. This should be reflected in the patch description.

Thanks, I didn't know that. That turned out to be grub commit
ec824e0f2a399ce2ab3a2e3353d372a236595059 ("Implement grub_file tool and
use it to implement generating of config"), see

> Lastly please check which distro has this new grub version so that we
> know which distros won't be affected.

No distro should be affected. See, the test that grub2 used to do was
(edited for clarity):
    grep -qx "CONFIG_XEN_DOM0=y" "${config}" || grep -qx 

But the Kconfig entry for XEN_PRIVILEGED_GUEST reads:
            def_bool XEN_DOM0

Ie, XEN_PRIVILEGED_GUEST is equal to XEN_DOM0 by definition, so the
second part of that test is superfluous. (We discussed this last year.
If lkml.org weren't down I'd provide a link.) Or am I misreading this
Kconfig entry?

I hope to send a v2, with an updated commit explanation, in a few days.

Paul Bolle

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