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Re: [Xen-devel] Migration memory corruption - PV backends need to quiesce

On 30/06/14 10:53, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Mon, 2014-06-30 at 10:47 +0100, David Vrabel wrote:
>> Using persistent grants means that backend writes may be lost since the
>> memcpy in the backend does not update the dirty bitmap and guest writes
>> to the shared ring may make the backends response writes visible.  I
>> think we may need to disable persistent grant support from blkback until
>> a mechanism for updating the dirty log is in place.
> Yes, sadly I think you might be right here.

The copy in the frontend from the persistently granted pages to the
pages in the bio dirties those pages so this is actually safe.


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