Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] xen: Remove event channel notification through Xen PCI platform device

From: David Vrabel
Date: Fri Sep 30 2016 - 10:46:41 EST

On 26/08/16 22:55, KarimAllah Ahmed wrote:
> Ever since commit 254d1a3f02eb ("xen/pv-on-hvm kexec: shutdown watches
> from old kernel") using the INTx interrupt from Xen PCI platform device for
> event channel notification would just lockup the guest during bootup.
> postcore_initcall now calls xs_reset_watches which will eventually try to read
> a value from XenStore and will get stuck on read_reply at XenBus forever since
> the platform driver is not probed yet and its INTx interrupt handler is not
> registered yet. That means that the guest can not be notified at this moment of
> any pending event channels and none of the per-event handlers will ever be
> invoked (including the XenStore one) and the reply will never be picked up by
> the kernel.

Applied to for-linus-4.9, thanks.