Re: [PATCH V2] VFIO driver: Non-privileged user level PCI drivers

From: Joerg Roedel
Date: Thu Jun 24 2010 - 08:22:27 EST

On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 02:14:00PM -0700, Tom Lyon wrote:
> On Sunday 13 June 2010 03:23:39 am Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:

> OK, after more investigation, I realize you are right.
> We definitely need the IOMMU protection for interrupts, and
> if we have it, a lot of the code for config space protection is pointless.
> It does seem that the Intel intr_remapping code does what we want
> (accidentally) but that the AMD iommu code does not yet do any
> interrupt remapping. Joerg - can you comment? On the roadmap?

Work on this is planned, but not at a high priority by now. I can
re-prioritize this item if needed.


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