On Sun, May 20, 2012 at 05:46:46PM +0300, Avi Kivity wrote:
On 05/20/2012 05:43 PM, Gleb Natapov wrote:
Or it can be a fixed address in low memory, or a scratch register in
Both will work (fixed addresses are better be avoided and who needs
another PV device), but I do not see how either of them is better then
patching. What is your concern?
Patching is harder to maintain. Unfortunately it's unavoidable.
Here we in agreement, and I was against patching till it was unavoidable,
but than pci hotplug started using it, and afterwards processor
definitions, so no point in avoiding it now by using inferior methods.