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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 8/8] libxl, hvmloader: Don't relocate memory for MMIO hole

George Dunlap writes ("[PATCH v4 8/8] libxl,hvmloader: Don't relocate memory 
for MMIO hole"):
> At the moment, qemu-xen can't handle memory being relocated by
> hvmloader.  This may happen if a device with a large enough memory
> region is passed through to the guest.  At the moment, if this
> happens, then at some point in the future qemu will crash and the
> domain will hang.  (qemu-traditional is fine.)
> It's too late in the release to do a proper fix, so we try to do
> damage control.
> hvmloader already has mechanisms to relocate memory to 64-bit space if
> it can't make a big enough MMIO hole.  By default this is 2GiB; if we
> just refuse to make the hole bigger if it will overlap with guest
> memory, then the relocation will happen by default.

I see you still haven't changed it to use GCSPRINTF but I don't think
that's worth arguing about right now.

Acked-by: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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