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Re: [Xen-devel] Event channel access in Windows

  • To: Chris Smowton <chris.smowton@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, James Harper <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: George Dunlap <George.Dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 6 Oct 2009 10:37:21 +0100
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James Harper has been working on GPL'ed PV drivers for Windows.
Googling for "gpl xen pv drivers" pulls up this wiki page:


Presumably James can answer any questions you have regarding the
implementation of netfront / blockfront.


On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 3:00 PM, Chris Smowton
<chris.smowton@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello,
> On the web I see vague references to Intel having ported netfront and
> blockfront to HVM Windows guests, using a fake PCI device to expose event
> channels and grant tables to Windows kernel drivers. Is that PCI device, the
> ported netfront/blockfront, or both in the open source release? If so,
> where?
> Thanks,
> Chris
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