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SubjectRe: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v12 0/8] pv event to notify host when the guest is panicked
Hi Marcelo,

Sorry for the late reply.

On Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 07:52:05PM -0200, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 03:53:59PM +0800, Hu Tao wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Any comments?
>
> As far as i can see, items 2 and 3 of
>
> https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/11/12/588
>
> Have not been addressed.
>
> https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/11/20/653 contains discussions on those
> items.
>
> 2) Format of the interface for other architectures (you can choose
> a different KVM supported architecture and write an example). It was
> your choice to choose an I/O port, which is x86 specific.

Unfortunately I don't have hardware other than x86 in hand to test it.

>
> 3) Clear/documented management interface for the feature.

Patch #8 adds a document to describe the usage of pv event. But as you
are asking again, I must be misunderstanding the meaning of management
interface. Can you clarify it?

>
> Note 3 is for management, not the guest<->host interface.
>
> > On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 02:13:43PM +0800, Hu Tao wrote:
> > > This series implements a new interface, kvm pv event, to notify host when
> > > some events happen in guest. Right now there is one supported event: guest
> > > panic.
> > >
> > > changes from v11:
> > >
> > > - add a new patch 'save/load cpu runstate'
> > > - fix a bug of null-dereference when no -machine option is supplied
> > > - reserve RUN_STATE_GUEST_PANICKED during migration
> > > - add doc of enable_pv_event option
> > > - disable reboot-on-panic if pv_event is on
> > >
> > > v11: http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2012-10/msg04361.html
> > >
> > > Hu Tao (7):
> > > save/load cpu runstate
> > > update kernel headers
> > > add a new runstate: RUN_STATE_GUEST_PANICKED
> > > add a new qevent: QEVENT_GUEST_PANICKED
> > > introduce a new qom device to deal with panicked event
> > > allower the user to disable pv event support
> > > pv event: add document to describe the usage
> > >
> > > Wen Congyang (1):
> > > start vm after resetting it
> > >
> > > block.h | 2 +
> > > docs/pv-event.txt | 17 ++++
> > > hw/kvm/Makefile.objs | 2 +-
> > > hw/kvm/pv_event.c | 197 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > > hw/pc_piix.c | 11 +++
> > > kvm-stub.c | 4 +
> > > kvm.h | 2 +
> > > linux-headers/asm-x86/kvm_para.h | 1 +
> > > linux-headers/linux/kvm_para.h | 6 ++
> > > migration.c | 7 +-
> > > monitor.c | 6 +-
> > > monitor.h | 1 +
> > > qapi-schema.json | 6 +-
> > > qemu-config.c | 4 +
> > > qemu-options.hx | 3 +-
> > > qmp.c | 5 +-
> > > savevm.c | 1 +
> > > sysemu.h | 2 +
> > > vl.c | 52 ++++++++++-
> > > 19 files changed, 312 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)
> > > create mode 100644 docs/pv-event.txt
> > > create mode 100644 hw/kvm/pv_event.c
> > >
> > > --
> > > 1.8.0.1.240.ge8a1f5a
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