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Re: [Xen-devel] Design doc of adding ACPI support for arm64 on Xen - version 2

On 2015/8/12 16:47, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Wed, 2015-08-12 at 10:47 +0800, Shannon Zhao wrote:
>> On 2015/8/11 23:52, Boris Ostrovsky wrote:
>>> On 08/11/2015 11:35 AM, Ian Campbell wrote:
>>>> On Tue, 2015-08-11 at 11:29 -0400, Boris Ostrovsky wrote:
>>>>> On 08/11/2015 10:21 AM, Ian Campbell wrote:
>>>>>> On Tue, 2015-08-11 at 15:19 +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
>>>>>>> On Fri, 2015-08-07 at 10:11 +0800, Shannon Zhao wrote:
>>>>>>>> This document is going to explain the design details of Xen 
>>>>>>>> booting
>>>>>>>> with
>>>>>>>> ACPI on ARM. Maybe parts of it may not be appropriate. Any 
>>>>>>>> comments
>>>>>>>> are
>>>>>>>> welcome.
>>>>>>> Some small subsets of this seem like they might overlap with 
>>>>>>> what
>>>>>>> will be
>>>>>>> required for PVH on x86 (a new x86 guest mode not dissimilar to 
>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>> sole
>>>>>>> ARM guest mode). If so then it would be preferable IMHO if PVH 
>>>>>>> x86
>>>>>>> could
>>>>>>> use the same interfaces.
>>>>>>> I've trimmed the quotes to just those bits and CCd some of the 
>>>>>>> PVH
>>>>>>> people
>>>>>>> (Boris and Roger[0]) in case they have any thoughts.
>>>>>>> Actually, having done the trimming there is only one such bit:
>>>>>>> [...]
>>>>>>>> 4. Map MMIO regions
>>>>>>>> -------------------
>>>>>>>> Register a bus_notifier for platform and amba bus in Linux.
>>>>>> Previously PCI was included in this scheme, which is why I 
>>>>>> thought of
>>>>>> PVH,
>>>>>> having missed that PCI wasn't mentioned here now.
>>>>>> Is it handled some other way now or is that just an accidental
>>>>>> omission?
>>>>> PCI already has a bus notifier which is probably why it's not 
>>>>> explicitly
>>>>> called out here.
>>>> Right, but I was more specifically thinking of the bit which followed
>>>> regarding the use of the notifier to map the MMIO, which is the more
>>>> important bit.
>>> This notifier calls PHYSDEVOP_pci_device_add and as far as I can tell
>>> MMIO is mapped there (for IOMMU, which IIUIC is the main issue here).
>> Right, at this moment we only add platform and amba bus bus_notifier.
>> The PCI device can reuse existing bus_notifier.
> Super. Perhaps add a sentence to that effect so I remember that this
> already exists next time?
Ok. Will add.


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