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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH ARM v8 2/4] mini-os: arm: interrupt controller

On 10/21/2014 04:16 PM, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Tue, 2014-10-21 at 15:26 +0100, Julien Grall wrote:
>> Our implementation of ITARGETSR doesn't handle correctly read/write per
>> byte. If the register is RO (such as for the SGIs and PPIs), our write
>> ignore is checking that the guest is writing a word.
> That's a bug.


>> Even though we need to fix it in Xen (I could send a patch for it). We
>> need to keep this implementation if we want mini-os to run on Xen 4.4.x.
> We should fix bugs, not workaround them in the guest.

Writing a 32 bits value into those registers is perfectly value and not
a workaround.

In this case, it would make mini-os working directly on Xen 4.4.

Julien Grall

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