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Re: [Qemu-devel] snabbswitch integration with QEMU for userspace etherne

From: Stefan Hajnoczi
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] snabbswitch integration with QEMU for userspace ethernet I/O
Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 16:31:56 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 02:32:50PM +0200, Julian Stecklina wrote:
> On 05/28/2013 07:00 PM, Anthony Liguori wrote:
> > We aren't going to support any interface that enables out of tree
> > devices.  This is just plugins in a different form with even more
> > downsides.  You cannot easily keep track of dirty info, the guest
> > physical address translation to host is difficult to keep in sync
> > (imagine the complexity of memory hotplug).
> Is there a document describing the current qemu VM migration process,
> especially the dirty page tracking, except the code?
> As a side note: The downsides of a naive approach are about that of PCI
> passtrough devices with the opportunity to fix them later on. That being
> said, I can live with this not being included in mainline qemu.

Asking for documentation and in the next paragraph stating you don't
mind keeping patches out-of-tree...

The QEMU community exists because people are willing to contribute.  If
you intend to only "take" and not "give", then you'll find that people
gradually stop responding to your emails.


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