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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH, RFC] Add sysctl to HVM hypercall table

To: Daniel De Graaf <dgdegra@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Stefano Stabellini <Stefano.Stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH, RFC] Add sysctl to HVM hypercall table
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2010 08:38:41 -0700
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On 08/09/2010 08:20, "Daniel De Graaf" <dgdegra@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> The sysctl hypercall should be callable from HVM guests.



> Signed-off-by: Daniel De Graaf <dgdegra@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> It may be useful to add all (or almost all) hypercalls to the HVM
> hypercall table, rather than adding them one at a time when it is found
> that a useful one is missing. While a few hypercalls don't make sense
> when calling from HVM, any call that can interact with global xen state
> or another domain could be useful to an HVM driver domain. Thoughts?

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