[RFC PATCH 04/15] drivers/acrn: add the basic framework of acrn char device driver

Zhao, Yakui yakui.zhao at intel.com
Mon Aug 19 04:02:33 UTC 2019

On 2019年08月16日 15:05, Greg KH wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 16, 2019 at 10:25:45AM +0800, Zhao Yakui wrote:
>> ACRN hypervisor service module is the important middle layer that allows
>> the Linux kernel to communicate with the ACRN hypervisor. It includes
>> the management of virtualized CPU/memory/device/interrupt for other ACRN
>> guest. The user-space applications can use the provided ACRN ioctls to
>> interact with ACRN hypervisor through different hypercalls.
>> Add one basic framework firstly and the following patches will
>> add the corresponding implementations, which includes the management of
>> virtualized CPU/memory/interrupt and the emulation of MMIO/IO/PCI access.
>> The device file of /dev/acrn_hsm can be accessed in user-space to
>> communicate with ACRN module.
>> Co-developed-by: Jason Chen CJ <jason.cj.chen at intel.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Jason Chen CJ <jason.cj.chen at intel.com>
>> Co-developed-by: Jack Ren <jack.ren at intel.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Jack Ren <jack.ren at intel.com>
>> Co-developed-by: Mingqiang Chi <mingqiang.chi at intel.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Mingqiang Chi <mingqiang.chi at intel.com>
>> Co-developed-by: Liu Shuo <shuo.a.liu at intel.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Liu Shuo <shuo.a.liu at intel.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Zhao Yakui <yakui.zhao at intel.com>
>> ---
>>   drivers/staging/Kconfig         |   2 +
> Also, your subject line for all of these patches are wrong, it is not
> drivers/acrn :(

Thanks for the pointing out it.

It will be fixed.

> And you forgot to cc: the staging maintainer :(

Do you mean that the maintainer of staging subsystem is also added in 
the patch commit log?

> As I have said with NUMEROUS Intel patches in the past, I now refuse to
> take patches from you all WITHOUT having it signed-off-by someone from
> the Intel "OTC" group (or whatever the Intel Linux group is called these
> days).  They are a resource you can not ignore, and if you do, you just
> end up making the rest of the kernel community grumpy by having us do
> their work for them :(
> Please work with them.

OK. I will work with some peoples in OTC group to prepare the better 
ACRN driver.

> greg k-h

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