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Re: [Xen-devel] Discussion on whether to continue with the patches for Xen 4.5 Re: [v6][PATCH 2/2] xen:vtd: missing RMRR mapping while share EPT

Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote on 2014-09-30:
>> Qemu-traditional + Xen 4.5 + RMRR patchset will work.
>>> all of those patches be tested/reviewed/posted by Oct 13th?
>>> As in, is this patchset the last piece of the puzzle?
>>> And by tested I mean with the passthrough and without, and with
>>> various size guests doing migrations (without devices) multiple
>>> times (say ten) - and 32 or 64 bit. The QA matrix means at least 8
>>> variations (32/64 - with PCIe passthrough, and without, 2GB or 8GB
>>> or 12GB) by my reckoning.
>> I am not sure whether we can catch Oct 13th. Does this means those
>> patch
> will not be accepted by you if we cannot catch Oct 13th?
> Before today I would have said no - as I think the rework of these
> patches, the addition of a new hypervisor, review, etc in four days
> would be highly unlikely - and that meant you would be so busy working
> towards a deadline and very likely missing it.
> But we are slipping the schedule due to another issue so the RC0 will
> move from October 15th to October 25th.
> That means you will have some breathing room to work this out.

Yes, it is good news to us but maybe bad news to you. :)

> So lets see those patches and then evaluate them case-by-case basis.
> Naturally before even I can give an exception on them - they have to
> be OK with the maintainers.
> And tested quite extensively.
>>> Sorry for being so aggressive about the testing part but I am very
>>> adverse to regressions - as they have bit me in the past and left
>>> me with an strong aversion to them.
>> Best regards,
>> Yang

Best regards,

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