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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 00/13] virtio migration: Flip outer layer to vms
Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 00/13] virtio migration: Flip outer layer to vmstate
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:34:50 +0530
On (Mon) 27 Jun 2016 [08:53:47], Dr. David Alan Gilbert wrote:
> * Amit Shah (address@hidden) wrote:
> > On (Tue) 21 Jun 2016 [20:13:54], Dr. David Alan Gilbert (git) wrote:
> > > From: "Dr. David Alan Gilbert" <address@hidden>
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > > This series converts the outer most layer of virtio to
> > > use VMState macros; this is the easy bit, but I'm hoping that
> > > having done that, the next trick is to nibble away at the virtio_save/load
> > > functions and all of the zillions of device/bus helpers.
> > I'm not sure how to go about this though - should we pick these
> > patches now, and keep taking smaller stabs at the problem; vs
> > maintaining a separate tree and see how the series grows and what
> > directions it takes.
> My intention was that this set would be taken as is and then we'd do some
> more later. Killing off register_savevm will probably take another
> couple of dozen patches all over the place. Turning all of virtio
> into VMState will probably take a lot more.
OK - I don't think this set should be controversial, but I'll wait
this week to see if there are any comments; will send a pull req next
week if nothing pops up.
- Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 13/13] virtio: Update migration docs, (continued)