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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH][2/4] PCI Driver Domains: PCI Backend/Frontend

On Tue, 2006-02-07 at 23:17 +0000, Keir Fraser wrote:
> On 7 Feb 2006, at 19:58, Ryan wrote:
> > One issue with this patch (at least the frontend part of it) is that it
> > will probably only work correctly with x86 (I don't have access to 
> > other
> > architectures to test on) and the kconfig menu entries will appear
> > regardless of the architecture (they don't list x86 as a dependency).
> > Should they list x86 as a dependency? Right now, they're under the 
> > "Xen"
> > menu with the other backends and frontends. Should I move the PCI
> > frontend configuration option into the "Bus options/PCI Access" menu
> > next to the mmconfig, direct, and bios options? I think it would be
> > better placed under the "Bus options/PCI Access" menu but I wasn't sure
> > if all the backends and frontends needed to be listed together.
> By x86 you mean i386 and x86_64? I guess it makes sense to list X86 as 
> a dependency for now. And yes, I think 'Bus Options/PCI Access' is the 
> correct place to place the pci frontend option. Maybe call the option 
> 'Xen PCI channel' or something like that?

I can only say i386 because that's all I've tested, but I would think it
should work for x86_64 unmodified (although I haven't placed the PCI
frontend options in the x86_64 kconfig file since I can't test it).

Here's the updated patch with the PCI frontend configuration option in
its new place.

Signed-off-by: Ryan Wilson <hap9@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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