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Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC + Queries] Flow of PCI passthrough in ARM

On Mon, 2014-10-06 at 15:11 +0100, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> Actually the xen-pcifront driver in the guest knows the real PCI sbdf
> for the assigned device, not just the virtual slot. On x86 xen-pcifront
> makes an hypercall to enable msi/msix on the device passing the real
> sbdf as argument:
> drivers/pci/xen-pcifront.c:pci_frontend_enable_msix
> Could we use the same hypercall to enable msi/msix on ARM? That would be
> ideal.

That's not a hypercall, it's a message to pciback.

And I think it takes the virtual BDF, since pciback knows how to
translate such things.

> Otherwise xen-pcifront could call a new hypercall to let Xen know the
> virtual sbdf to sbdf mapping. But I would prefer not to introduce a new
> hypercall and reuse the existing one.


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