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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v14 00/20] Introduce PVH domU support

At 12:14 +0000 on 04 Nov (1383563689), George Dunlap wrote:
> Other "open issues" on the design (which need not stop the series
> going in) include:
>  - Whether a completely separate mode is necessary, or whether having
> just having HVM mode with some flags to disable / change certain
> functionality would be better
>  - Interface-wise: Right now PVH is special-cased for bringing up
> CPUs.  Is this what we want to do going forward, or would it be better
> to try to make it more like PV (which was tried before and is hard), or more
> like HVM (which would involve having emulated APICs, &c &c).

As we discussed in Edinburgh, I think that (a) we should just have HVM
mode with some special flags and (b) completing the PV cpu bringup path
would be fine.  But we agreed to let this design go in and fix those
things afterwards.   So on that basis, patches 1-4 and 8-20 are 
Acked-by: Tim Deegan <tim@xxxxxxx>.  I commented on 5, 6 and 7 separately.



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