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Re: [PATCH v6 3/3] arm/libxl: Emulated PCI device tree node in libxl [and 1 more messages]


On 15.10.2021 12:02, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Julien Grall writes ("Re: [PATCH v6 3/3] arm/libxl: Emulated PCI device tree 
> node in libxl [and 1 more messages]"):
>> On 14/10/2021 18:54, Ian Jackson wrote:
> ...
>>> That is, as I understand it on ARM vpci should be enabled if
>>> passthrough is enabled and not otherwise.  That is precisely what
>>> the variable c_info->passthrough is.
>> On Arm, c_info->passthrough is also set when assigning platform devives 
>> (e.g. a non-PCI network card). At least for now, we don't want to create 
>> a node for vCPI in the Device-Tree because we don't enable the 
>> emulation. So...
> Oh.
>>> 3. Now you can use d_config->c_info.passthrough to gate the addition
>>>     of the additional stuff to the DT.  Ie, that is a respin of this
>>>     patch 3/3.
>> ... we will need to check d_config->num_pcidevs for the time being.
> OK.
> Can you leave a comment somewhere (near where c_info.passthrough is
> set) pointing to this use of num_pcidevs ?  That might save someone
> some future confusion.
Here, c_info->passthrough is set to enabled if either d_config->num_pcidevs or
d_config->num_dtdevs is set. Do you think we need to add there additional 
If so can you please help with what should I write there?

BTW. None of the patch I'm preparing with regards to this discussion modifies 
where c_info.passthrough i set. Do you still want me to add some comment there?
> Thanks,
> Ian.



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