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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 2/4] x86/dom0: prevent PVH Dom0 from mapping read-only the IO APIC area

> From: Roger Pau Monne [mailto:roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2017 5:35 PM
> On Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 03:12:45AM +0000, Tian, Kevin wrote:
> > > From: Roger Pau Monne
> > > Sent: Saturday, August 12, 2017 12:43 AM
> > >
> > > This is emulated by Xen and must not be mapped into PVH Dom0 p2m.
> >
> > same comment as previous one. please send it separately.
> This will only be mapped once iommu_inclusive_mapping is available for
> PVH Dom0, which is what patch #3 does. It's not a bugfix because the
> bug it would be fix doesn't exist yet.

Similarly please add more explanation why it's only includsive
mapping specific. For people not familiar with PVH specifics,
it's hard to get that feeling simply looking at the current patch
description and actual patch which looks like a general change.
e.g. you may want to explain why PVH dom0 doesn't require
iomem_deny_access so far while it becomes necessary later...


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