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Re: [Xen-devel] Can I expose a pci device to HVM domU?

  • To: "Mark Williamson" <mark.williamson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "pradeep singh rautela" <rautelap@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 11:05:10 +0530
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Hi Mark,
On 21/02/2008, Mark Williamson <mark.williamson@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Guys from Neocleus (I think) have been working on making PCI passthrough to
>  HVM guests happen, without using an IOMMU.  There is code out there that
>  these guys have released.  It's a clever bit of lateral thinking that makes
>  this possible :-)

Any hints, where can i find the code?Is it in the current
xen-unstable? or may be in xen-3.2 staging?

>  However, doing this without an IOMMU still doesn't address the security
>  concerns and I'm not sure if it scales to many (or even if they support more
>  than one) HVM guests controlling PCI devices.
>  Cheers,
>  Mark
>  --
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> (http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~maw48/pmpu/)

Pradeep Singh Rautela

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