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SubjectRe: [Xen-devel] [PATCH V3 2/2] Xen/PCIback: Implement PCI flr/slot/bus reset with 'reset' SysFS attribute
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On 10/3/18 11:51 AM, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 11:05:26AM +0200, Roger Pau Monné wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 02:09:53PM -0400, Boris Ostrovsky wrote:
>>> On 9/18/18 5:32 AM, George Dunlap wrote:
>>>>> On Sep 18, 2018, at 8:15 AM, Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@iki.fi> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 02:06:02PM -0400, Boris Ostrovsky wrote:
>>>>>> What about the toolstack changes? Have they been accepted? I vaguely
>>>>>> recall there was a discussion about those changes but don't remember how
>>>>>> it ended.
>>>>>>
>>>>> I don't think toolstack/libxl patch has been applied yet either.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> "[PATCH V1 0/1] Xen/Tools: PCI reset using 'reset' SysFS attribute":
>>>>> https://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-devel/2017-12/msg00664.html
>>>>>
>>>>> "[PATCH V1 1/1] Xen/libxl: Perform PCI reset using 'reset' SysFS attribute":
>>>>> https://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-devel/2017-12/msg00663.html
>>>
>>> Will this patch work for *BSD? Roger?
>> At least FreeBSD don't support pci-passthrough, so none of this works
>> ATM. There's no sysfs on BSD, so much of what's in libxl_pci.c will
>> have to be moved to libxl_linux.c when BSD support is added.
>>
> Ok. That sounds like it's OK for the initial pci 'reset' implementation in xl/libxl to be linux-only..
>

Are these two patches still needed? ISTR they were  written originally
to deal with guest trying to use device that was previously assigned to
another guest. But pcistub_put_pci_dev() calls
__pci_reset_function_locked() which first tries FLR, and it looks like
it was added relatively recently.


-boris

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