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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 00/25] Argo: hypervisor-mediated interdomain communication

On Tue, Dec 4, 2018 at 4:00 AM Christopher Clark
<christopher.w.clark@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 8:49 AM Chris Patterson <cjp256@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > > == Future items
> > >
> > > The Linux device driver used to test this software is derived from the
> > > OpenXT v4v Linux device driver, available at:
> > >     https://github.com/OpenXT/v4v
> > > The Argo implementation is not yet ready to publish (focus has been on
> > > the hypervisor code to this point). A Linux device driver suitable for
> > > inclusion in Xen will be submitted for a future Xen release and
> > > incorporation into OpenXT.
> > >
> >
> > Hey Christopher, I am glad you are tackling this.  While the Linux
> > driver is not ready to publish, is there a version you can share for
> > someone who wants to test this series?  Or is the v4v driver
> > compatible as-is?
> Hi Chris,
> Thanks for the interest -- so: ok, for you to take a look and to
> enable testing by anyone who would like to: I've just pushed a copy of
> the Argo ported Linux driver and userspace interposer, etc., with some
> OpenEmbedded build integration and instructions, to my github account
> here:
> https://github.com/dozylynx/meta-argo-linux
> This a pretty fast port of the v4v Linux software to use the argo
> interfaces -- the existing OpenXT v4v interface is not quite the same
> -- plus metadata in there to turn it into a new OpenEmbedded layer in
> the same repo with recipes to work with meta-virtualization. I've been
> building with the rocko release, just to pick a stable reference
> point, so it's the rocko branch in meta-argo-linux that you'll want to
> look at, and there are instructions in the README.md in that branch.
> If you build that per the instructions, just a heads up that the Xen
> recipe in there will pull from a recent snapshot of Xen's staging
> branch, with the posted Argo series applied, from a copy on my github
> account.
> If you give it a spin, let me know how it goes.

Thank you! Will do. :D

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