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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v3 1/4] xen/MSI-X: latch MSI-X table writes

>>> On 09.12.15 at 16:55, <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Dec 2015, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> The remaining log message in pci_msix_write() is wrong, as there guest
>> behavior may only appear to be wrong: For one, the old logic didn't
>> take the mask-all bit into account. And then this shouldn't depend on
>> host device state (i.e. the host may have masked the entry without the
>> guest having done so). Plus these writes shouldn't be dropped even when
>> an entry gets unmasked. Instead, if they can't be made take effect
>> right away, they should take effect on the next unmasking or enabling
>> operation - the specification explicitly describes such caching
>> behavior.
>> Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxx>
> I have applied this patch and the first 2 of the series to my "next"
> branch. I have to think a bit more about the fourth.

Thanks (I guess you mean this one and the _next_ 2 of this series).


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