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

Greg KH gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Mon Aug 19 05:26:19 UTC 2019


On Mon, Aug 19, 2019 at 12:02:33PM +0800, Zhao, Yakui wrote:
> 
> 
> 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?

Did you not run scripts/get_maintainer.pl on your patches to determine
who to send patches to?  Always do that.

> > 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.

Thank you.

greg k-h


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