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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v3 13/16] xen/arm: Add support for GIC v3

On Tue, May 6, 2014 at 2:25 PM, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, 2014-05-05 at 17:38 +0530, Vijay Kilari wrote:
>> > Shouldn't we panic here?
>> >
>> > And if we are going to panic, we might as well wait forever? (Perhaps
>> > with a warning after some number of iterations.
>> >
>>     Already after 1sec there is warning. I think warning is enough here
>> this is not such a critical scenario
> RWP timeout isn't critical? How does it get recovered?

   RWP is polled only to ensure that write effects are globally visibie.
   Spec does not define any recovery mechanism. In kernel driver
   this is prr_ratelimited.

   May be we can increase the timeout and panic.
>> >
>> > The dsb() macro needs a scope parameter for a while now. Which version
>> > of Xen is all this based on?
>>   Based on Stefano's git where your scope parameter patch does not exist
> Stefano's git has dozens of branches in it. This series will obviously
> need to be based on mainline before it can be applied, I suppose that
> means you are waiting for some series of his to be applied?

   This patch set is based on no_maintenance_interrupts_v6 branch. I
would be glade
if you merge this series. Also Julien's patch set also impacts this series.
But for now I just rebasing only on Stefano's patch set

> Ian.

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