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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 3/3] pvpanic: rename to isa-pvpanic

Il 21/08/2013 19:01, Michael S. Tsirkin ha scritto:
>> > The pvpanic situation is already messed up enough.  Let us give our
>> > libvirt friends an easy indication that we have untied our side.
>> > 
>> > Not-yet-signed-off-by: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini redhat com>
>> > ... because we first have to determine how to expose the device's existence
>> >     in the ACPI tables or in fw_cfg.
>> > 
>> > Signed-off-by: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini redhat com>
> So it's isa-pvpanic meaning "I-am-sure-this-is-the-last-bug-pvpanic"

More like "we tested pvpanic for more than 2 weeks and did not find
anything that's utterly broken in the design".

And more practically "you are sure there are no traces of builtin
pvpanic; also, panicked state is reversible".


> If we feel there's need to give libvirt a way to do
> introspection into QEMU bugs, let's architect one.
> Randomly renaming devices in the vain hope it's
> the last major bug is not it.

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