Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 1/2] RFC: Prepare PAD for native and xenplatform

From: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
Date: Thu Mar 29 2012 - 14:13:41 EST

> >> If it benefits other architectures (say ARM) then adding in hooks
> >> there (in osl for example) makes sense - but I am not sure if ARM
> >> has a form of _PUR code/calls it needs to do.
> >>
> >> So with that in mind, neither of those options seems proper - as all
> >> of them depend on changing something in drivers/acpi/*.
> >>
> >> I've one or two suggestions of what could be done to still make this
> >> work, but I need you to first see what happens if the native acpi_pad
> >> runs under Xen with the latest upstream code (along with three
> >> patches that are in a BZ I pointed you too).
> >
> > Do you mean test the patch
> >;a=blobdiff;f=arch/x86/xen/enlighten.c;h=b132ade26f778f2cfec7c2d5c7b6db48afe424d5;hp=4172af8ceeb363d06912af15bf89e8508752b794;hb=d4c6fa73fe984e504d52f3d6bba291fd76fe49f7;hpb=aab008db8063364dc3c8ccf4981c21124866b395

> > ?
> Ah, you want to test

No. That is a fix on that is required to boot v3.4-rc0 - if you are using
that version.

> Anyway, I didn't have proper h/w platform, but seems the bug (ioapic) is irrelated to pad thread we are talking?

Correct (it is irrelevant).
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