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Re: [PATCH 1/9] xen/x86: prevent PVH type from getting clobbered

On 07.09.21 12:07, Jan Beulich wrote:
Like xen_start_flags, xen_domain_type gets set before .bss gets cleared.
Hence this variable also needs to be prevented from getting put in .bss,
which is possible because XEN_NATIVE is an enumerator evaluating to
zero. Any use prior to init_hvm_pv_info() setting the variable again
would lead to wrong decisions; one such case is xenboot_console_setup()
when called as a result of "earlyprintk=xen".

Use __ro_after_init as more applicable than either __section(".data") or

Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@xxxxxxxx>


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