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RE: [Xen-devel] [rfc/patch] pv-on-hvm: make netfront grab PCI ressources.

  • To: "Gerd Hoffmann" <kraxel@xxxxxxx>, "Xen devel list" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Petersson, Mats" <Mats.Petersson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2007 17:56:52 +0100
  • Delivery-date: Thu, 08 Feb 2007 08:56:49 -0800
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
  • Thread-index: AcdLoctq43cz3qRsSVmEuwUNJ6j9fQAACZ+w
  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] [rfc/patch] pv-on-hvm: make netfront grab PCI ressources.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: xen-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:xen-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 
> Gerd Hoffmann
> Sent: 08 February 2007 16:51
> To: Xen devel list
> Subject: [Xen-devel] [rfc/patch] pv-on-hvm: make netfront 
> grab PCI ressources.
>   Hi,
> This patch makes netfront grab the rtl8139 PCI ressources when running
> as paravirtualized driver in a HVM domain.  If the driver 
> fails to grab
> the ressources it refuses to load.  If it succeeds grabbing the
> ressources this shoulld prevent any other driver from taking 
> the device.

What if someone has configured the network card type to something other
than 8139?

Or is the rtl8139 in the above example just another word for "some
network card in QEMU"?


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