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Re: [Xen-devel] [BUG] Xen panic with VT-d PI

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wei Liu [mailto:wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:27 PM
> To: Wu, Feng <feng.wu@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Hao, Xudong <xudong.hao@xxxxxxxxx>; Xen-devel <xen-
> devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; Wei Liu <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: [BUG] Xen panic with VT-d PI
> On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 01:56:28AM +0000, Wu, Feng wrote:
> > The patch fixing this issue has already been sent to upstream.
> >
> > " [PATCH 0/3] VMX: Properly handle pi descriptor and per-cpu blocking list "
> >
> > v2 will be sent out soon.
> >
> I just went through that thread. There are some open questions. Also Jan
> requested that you explore other possible options.
> My current plan is to not block the release for this -- we're very close
> to the anticipated release date, and posted-interrupt is either
> technical preview or experimental, so bugs there are expected.
> This issue will be listed as a known issue for PI. And you can continue
> to develop a fix for it. Your fix will be integrated with next version
> of Xen. Then you can request for backport to 4.7 if you want to.
> What do you think about this plan?

I am going to send out the next version of this series, let's see how
it is going on. But basically, I am fine with your release plan.


> Wei.
> > Thanks,
> > Feng

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