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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] acpi: set correct address of the control/event blocks in the FADT

On 29/08/17 14:51, Wei Liu wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 02:37:50PM +0100, Igor Druzhinin wrote:
>> On 29/08/17 14:33, Wei Liu wrote:
>>> On Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 02:24:49PM +0100, Andrew Cooper wrote:
>>>> On 29/08/17 09:50, Roger Pau Monne wrote:
>>>>> Commit 149c6b unmasked an issue long present in Xen: the control/event
>>>>> block addresses provided in the ACPI FADT table where hardcoded to the
>>>>> V1 version. This was papered over because hvmloader would also always
>>>>> set HVM_PARAM_ACPI_IOPORTS_LOCATION to 1 regardless of the BIOS
>>>>> version.
>>>>> Fix this by passing the address of the control/event blocks to
>>>>> acpi_build_tables, so the values can be properly set in the FADT
>>>>> table provided to the guest.
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Roger Pau Monné <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> ---
>>>>> Cc: Igor Druzhinin <igor.druzhinin@xxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> Cc: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxx>
>>>>> Cc: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> Cc: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> Cc: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> ---
>>>>> This commit should fix the qumu-trad Windows errors seen by osstest.
>>>> This changes windows behaviour, but does not fix windows.  Windows now
>>>> boots, but waits forever while trying to reboot after installing PV
>>>> drivers.  There is no hint in the qemu log that the ACPI shutdown event
>>>> was received.
>>>> Unless someone has some very quick clever ideas, the original fix will
>>>> need reverting.
>>> If I don't get a new fix by the end of today I'm going to revert Igor's
>>> patch (but keep Roger's patch in tree).
>> I guess the easiest way to overcome it would be to set "qemu-xen" as a
>> device-model in libxl unconditionally.
> I don't think that's right because libxl does support both qemu-xen and
> qemu-trad. The value written in xenstore should reflect the reality.

In that case, probably worth reverting until we figure out why setting
the right port location causes such an effect.

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