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Re: [Qemu-devel] [Qemu-block] [PATCH v2] virtio: make features 64bit wid

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [Qemu-block] [PATCH v2] virtio: make features 64bit wide
Date: Fri, 29 May 2015 10:46:18 -0600
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On 05/29/2015 01:51 AM, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> Make features 64bit wide everywhere.  Exception: command line flags
> remain 32bit and are copyed into the lower 32 host_features at


> initialization time.
> On migration a full 64bit guest_features field is sent if one of the
> high bits is set, additionally to the lower 32bit guest_features field

s/additionally/in addition/

> which must stay for compatibility reasons.  That way we send the lower
> 32 feature bits twice, but that way the code is simpler because we don't
> have to split and compose the 64bit features into two 32bit fields.
> This depends on "move host_features" patch by cornelia.

This paragraph could go after the '---' separator.

> Signed-off-by: Gerd Hoffmann <address@hidden>
> ---

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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