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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 02/15] xen: Add xen_machine_fv

From: Stefano Stabellini
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 02/15] xen: Add xen_machine_fv
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2010 15:04:00 +0100
User-agent: Alpine 2.00 (DEB 1167 2008-08-23)

On Mon, 16 Aug 2010, Kevin Wolf wrote:
> Am 12.08.2010 16:09, schrieb address@hidden:
> > From: Anthony PERARD <address@hidden>
> > 
> > Add the Xen FV (Fully Virtualized) machine to Qemu;
> > this is groundwork to add Xen device model support in Qemu.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Anthony PERARD <address@hidden>
> > Signed-off-by: Stefano Stabellini <address@hidden>
> Why does this need its own machine type? Shouldn't an HVM machine really
> look like a PC? And indeed most of this code looks like a (slightly
> outdated) copy of pc_piix.c with !pci_enabled code paths removed.
The main reason is that we need some xen specific initializations, as you can
see from xen_init_fv.
But considering that we have been asked to remove target-xen and that
will cause a major refactoring of this series, xen_machine_fv could
change significantly in the next iterations anyway...

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