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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0/2] Handle xen_platform_pci=0 case

On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 10:04:59AM +0100, Fabio Fantoni wrote:
> Il 22/11/2013 17:54, Anthony PERARD ha scritto:
> >On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 04:49:06PM +0100, Fabio Fantoni wrote:
> >>Il 22/11/2013 16:13, Anthony PERARD ha scritto:
> >>>Hi,
> >>>
> >>>Here is a little series that attempt to fix the issue regarding
> >>>xen_platform_pci=0 not been handled.
> >>>
> >>>There are two patches, the first one adds an option to specifies the QEMU
> >>>machine that a user wants and we handle the xen_platform_pci=0 case using 
> >>>the
> >>>new option.
> >>>
> >>>The new options "qemu_machine_override" will help if one want to try a q35
> >>>based device model. Otherwise, it will be used by libxl to switch to the 
> >>>"pc"
> >>>machine instead of the "xenfv" one when necessary, as the only difference
> >>>between both (since QEMU 1.6) is the presence of the xen-platform pci 
> >>>device.
> About q35 in theory should be missing only the implementation in hvmloader,
> is there a draft somewhere to try or to should be made?

No, sorry, no draft. In hvmloader, there is an easy change, comment the
assert that prevent hvmloader from starting, but that only the

Anthony PERARD

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