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Re: [Xen-devel] disable qemu PCI devices in HVM domains

To: James Harper <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] disable qemu PCI devices in HVM domains
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2008 09:06:29 +0000
Cc: Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On 11/12/2008 03:10, "James Harper" <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> So if the PV drivers loaded early in the boot process, they would write
> to a designated IO port and qemu would then tell the PCI devices to not
> work anymore. Because I would do it at the driver level rather than at
> the device level, it should happen even before windows has loaded the
> pci.sys driver and started probing the PCI space.
> Does that sound acceptable?

It sounds good in principle. Do you know how you would hack it into qemu?
Ian Jackson may have views on that.

 -- Keir

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