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Re: [Xen-devel] Design doc of adding ACPI support for arm64 on Xen - version 2

On 07/08/15 11:37, Christoffer Dall wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 7, 2015 at 12:33 PM, Julien Grall <julien.grall@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi Shannon,
>> Just some clarification questions.
>> On 07/08/15 03:11, Shannon Zhao wrote:
>>> 3. Dom0 gets grant table and event channel irq information
>>> -----------------------------------------------------------
>>> As said above, we assign the hypervisor_id be "XenVMM" to tell Dom0 that
>>> it runs on Xen hypervisor.
>>> For grant table, add two new HVM_PARAMs: HVM_PARAM_GNTTAB_START_ADDRESS
>>> For event channel irq, reuse HVM_PARAM_CALLBACK_IRQ and add a new
>>> delivery type:
>>> val[63:56] == 3: val[15:8] is flag: val[7:0] is a PPI (ARM and ARM64
>>> only)
>> Can you describe the content of flag?
>>> When constructing Dom0 in Xen, save these values. Then Dom0 could get
>>> them through hypercall HVMOP_get_param.
>>> 4. Map MMIO regions
>>> -------------------
>>> Register a bus_notifier for platform and amba bus in Linux. Add a new
>>> XENMAPSPACE "XENMAPSPACE_dev_mmio". Within the register, check if the
>>> device is newly added, then call hypercall XENMEM_add_to_physmap to map
>>> the mmio regions.
>>> 5. Route device interrupts to Dom0
>>> ----------------------------------
>>> Route all the SPI interrupts to Dom0 before Dom0 booting.
>> Not all the SPI will be routed to DOM0. Some are used by Xen and should
>> never be used by any guest. I have in mind the UART and SMMU interrupts.
>> You will have to find away to skip them nicely. Note that not all the
>> IRQs used by Xen are properly registered when we build DOM0 (see the SMMU).
> Just to clarify; Xen should map all SPIs which are not reserved for
> Xen to Dom0, right?


Julien Grall

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