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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 1/2] driver: xen-blkfront: move talk_to_blkback to a more suitable place

El 20/05/15 a les 15.10, Bob Liu ha escrit:
> The major responsibility of talk_to_blkback() is allocate and initialize the
> request ring and writes the ring info stuff out.
                   ^ write             ^ to xenstore.
> But this work should be done after backend entered 'XenbusStateInitWait' as
> defined in the protocol file.
> See xen/include/public/io/blkif.h in XEN git tree:
> Front                                Back
> =================================    =====================================
> XenbusStateInitialising              XenbusStateInitialising
>  o Query virtual device               o Query backend device identification
>    properties.                          data.
>  o Setup OS device instance.          o Open and validate backend device.
>                                       o Publish backend features and
>                                         transport parameters.
>                                                      |
>                                                      |
>                                                      V
>                                      XenbusStateInitWait
> o Query backend features and
>   transport parameters.
> o Allocate and initialize the
>   request ring.
> There is no problem with this yet, but it is an violation of the design and
> furthermore it would not allow frontend/backend to negotiate 'multi-page' and
> 'multi-queue' features.
> Changes in v2:
>  - Re-write the commit message to be more clear.
> Signed-off-by: Bob Liu <bob.liu@xxxxxxxxxx>

With that fixed:

Acked-by: Roger Pau Monné <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx>


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