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Re: [Qemu-devel] Last Call for 1.5 before Hard Freeze

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Last Call for 1.5 before Hard Freeze
Date: Tue, 07 May 2013 06:40:29 +0200
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Il 06/05/2013 23:07, Jordan Justen ha scritto:
> On Mon, May 6, 2013 at 1:41 PM, Paolo Bonzini <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Il 06/05/2013 22:31, Anthony Liguori ha scritto:
>>> Jordan Justen <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> On Mon, May 6, 2013 at 7:42 AM, Anthony Liguori <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>>> I believe I have processed all of the outstanding pull requests and
>>>>> patches tagged for 1.5.  If there are any other patches or pull requests
>>>>> you would like to be considered, please respond to this note with a
>>>>> pointer to the patch or make sure you send it out tagged with 'for-1.5'
>>>>> no later than 5pm US/Eastern.
>>>> Is there a chance of including the KVM PC flash series in 1.5?
>>>> Unfortunately, I'm assuming no given the timing.
>>> I think we're going to need to delay it.  Did we ever come to a
>>> consensus about what to do on older kernels?
>> Yes, the patches only use the new feature is -pflash is given on the
>> command line.  memory_region_set_readonly is only used in a few places,
>> so I think this series could go in; it is a fix for a TCG-mode regression.
>> I'm curious however if it causes -M isapc to regress, because in 1.4 it
>> works only in KVM mode, not in TCG mode.
> It looks like isapc has always set rom_only to 1, meaning it never
> should have supported PC flash. So, I hope isapc didn't ever have any
> noticeable behavior change due to the PC flash feature.

The change would be because you now implement
memory_region_set_readonly.  That's the "dangerous" part of the series.


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