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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v5 09/16] spapr_events: event-scan RTAS interfac

From: David Gibson
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v5 09/16] spapr_events: event-scan RTAS interface
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:11:01 +1100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 08:27:45AM -0600, Michael Roth wrote:
> From: Tyrel Datwyler <address@hidden>
> We don't actually rely on this interface to surface hotplug events, and
> instead rely on the similar-but-interrupt-driven check-exception RTAS
> interface used for EPOW events. However, the existence of this interface
> is needed to ensure guest kernels initialize the event-reporting
> interfaces which will in turn be used by userspace tools to handle these
> events, so we implement this interface here.
> Since events surfaced by this call are mutually exclusive to those
> surfaced via check-exception, we also update the RTAS event queue code
> to accept a boolean to mark/filter for events accordingly.
> Events of this sort are not currently generated by QEMU, but the interface
> has been tested by surfacing hotplug events via event-scan in place
> of check-exception.
> Signed-off-by: Tyrel Datwyler <address@hidden>
> Signed-off-by: Michael Roth <address@hidden>

Hrm, seems a little odd to implement a queue which nothing will put
events into, but it looks correct.

Reviewed-by: David Gibson <address@hidden>

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