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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 00/19] libxl/xl: add PVH guest type

On 22/08/17 10:49, Roger Pau Monne wrote:
> Hello,
> This series adds a new PVH guest type to libxl/xl, this supersedes the
> current PVHv2 implementation, that relies on using the "none" device
> model version.
> As part of this series a new xl option is also implemented, called
> "type" that supersedes the current "builder" option. A "firmware"
> option is also introduced in order to have a uniform way of loading
> firmwares for all guest types (HVM, PV and PVH).
> Patch 1 lifts some fields from the libxl_domain_build_info domain
> specific sub-structs into libxl_domain_build_info itself, so they can
> be used by all domain types. Patches 2 and 3 introduce the new type
> and firmware options. Patch 4 introduces the PVH guest type to libxl.
> Patches from 5 to 17 add PVH support to all the needed functions, this
> could be considered a single patch, but I've tried to split it in
> order to ease the review. The current split is done on a per file
> basis.
> Finally patch 18 adds PVH support to xl and patch 19 removes the
> device model version "none".

Can we keep none as an option, even if it looses its special PVH
meaning?  I've got some plans for XTF testing where part of the test
plays the part of qemu by connecting to the ioreq server, and having an
ability to configure "no device model - I know what I'm doing" would be


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