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Re: [Xen-devel] [v6][PATCH 2/2] xen:vtd: missing RMRR mapping while share EPT

>>> On 17.09.14 at 03:01, <tiejun.chen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 2014/9/16 9:24, Chen, Tiejun wrote:
>> On 2014/9/13 5:26, Tim Deegan wrote:
>>> At 09:59 -0700 on 12 Sep (1410512391), Lars Kurth wrote:
>>>> On 12 Sep 2014, at 01:27, Chen, Tiejun <tiejun.chen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>> On 2014/9/12 15:19, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>>>>> So I still hope we can issue such a vote on these two patches if
>>>>>>> possible.
>>>> There are several ways we can do this:
>>>> * Jan and Tim can ask the other committers for an opinion (either
>>>> publicly on the list - ideally related to this thread for
>>>> traceability - or privately depending on preference) and one may
>>>> change their opinion based on what the others say
>>>> * As there is also a potential risk element for the 4.5 release
>>>> Jan/Tim could ask the Release Manager for an opinion too and take
>>>> that into account
>>>> * Jan/Tim can ask the Project Lead (aka Keir) to make a decision : in
>>>> other words as peers they both agree to disagree and ask Keir to act
>>>> as referee.
>>> Actually I don't think we need to go so far.  I'm happy to defer to Jan's
>>> judgement on this; we ought to sort out RMRRs properly.
>> Jan,
>> What's your last judgement?
>> Could we apply these two separate patches in advance? I think actually
>> they aren't blocking the remains what we tried to do in another RFC
>> series, but now we really need them to make sure GFX passthrough can
>> work well.
>> For that RFC I have to take more time to cover all scenarios, so as you
>> saw its really a slow process I can push forward.
> Any consideration?

Please allow a little more time than just a day for a reply. This isn't
the most urgent thing I need to deal with. I'll get back to you in due


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