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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0 of 4] Add commands to automatically prep devices for pass-through

> > > Fully hiding the device from dom0 drivers generally seems like it is
> > > always better. That way the first driver to try and touch the hardware
> > > is the one inside the domU. This avoids issues with dom0 drivers setting
> > > stuff up but not tearing it down in a way that domU can cope with and
> > > makes the use of hardware which doesn't support FLR more reliable etc.
> > 
> > Haven't checked it (haven't got the time right now) but:
> > Is using wildcards in the BDF's on the commandline supported already
> > (like the ones supported in the config files for domains)
> Based on a quick scan of the code it doesn't appear so, I don't maintain
> PCI backthough so there might be something in the pipeline.
> > I tend to have quite long commandlines to hide a pci-e card with 8
> > functions (needed to specify 8 BDF's seperatly) for pci passthrough,
> > would be nice if one could just specify 09:00.* for example.
> It sounds useful to me.

Patches are most welcome :-)

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