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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 26/41] arm : acpi add xen environment table

>>> On 29.05.15 at 12:31, <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, 28 May 2015, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> >>> On 28.05.15 at 14:12, <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > Could you please make a concrete suggestion with table names and fields?
>> I already pointed you at 6.0's new FADT field "Hypervisor Vendor
>> Identity".
> OK, that is a decent alternative.
> We don't have a suitable hypercall to retrieve the evtchn PPI but we
> could add one. Overall I still prefer the table approach, but if you
> really don't want it, I can live with the hypercalls.

I'm clearly not in the position to force any design decision onto the
ARM side of Xen. But I continue to be of the opinion that custom
tables should be a last resort approach only, which isn't warranted
here (anymore).


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