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Re: [Xen-devel] dom0 features in Linus tree

On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 7:53 AM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
<konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 11:41:14AM +0100, Rafal Wojtczuk wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have just noticed that vanilla linux-2.6.38-rc6 does not have pciback, nor
>> netback. Does anyone know whether these two will be included in final 2.6.38?
> I was thinking 2.6.39, but then I was also wondering whether some of this
> functionality it provides can be exposed via QEMU PCI API and KVM's interrupt
> handler code (similar to pciback, except that the flow is via ioctl/eventfs
> to/from QEMU for PCI devices interrupts). It would require delicate surgery
> in multiple code bases but could make it easier in the long-term.
> Still pondering about it, but in the meantime there is a branch that works
> quite nicely
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/konrad/xen.git devel/next-2.6.38
> and has netback+pciback and is quite stable on my boxes.
>> More general question - can anyone venture an estimate on when all remaining 
>> dom0
>> features will be merged into Linus tree ?
> To give ourselves a lot of breathing room for fixing bugs, stabilizing, etc, 
> testing,
> how about 2.6.42?
> The more I see the number 42 the better that answer is :-)
With 2-3 month release cycles, 2.6.42 is by end of this year?
Now, thats looong way :-)
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