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Re: [Xen-devel] [v7][PATCH 06/16] hvmloader/pci: skip reserved ranges

>>> On 15.07.15 at 02:55, <tiejun.chen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > I agree we'd better overhaul this since we already found something
>>> unreasonable here. But one or two weeks is really not enough to fix this
>>> with a bitmap framework, and although a bitmap can make mmio allocation
>>> better, but more complicated if we just want to allocate PCI mmio.
>>> So could we do this next? I just feel if you'd like to pay more time
>>> help me refine our current solution, its relatively realistic to this
>>> case :) And then we can go into bitmap in details or work out a better
>>> solution in sufficient time slot.
>> Looking at how long it took to get here (wasn't this series originally
>> even meant to go into 4.5?) and how much time I already spent
> Certainly appreciate your time.
> I didn't mean its wasting time at this point. I just want to express 
> that its hard to implement that solution in one or two weeks to walking 
> into 4.6 as an exception.
> Note I know this feature is still not accepted as an exception to 4.6 
> right now so I'm making an assumption.

After all this is a bug fix (and would have been allowed into 4.5 had
it been ready in time), so doesn't necessarily need a freeze
exception (but of course the bar raises the later it gets). Rather
than rushing in something that's cumbersome to maintain, I'd much
prefer this to be done properly.


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