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Re: [qemu-s390x] [PATCH v2 5/6] s390x/pci: Drop release timer and replac

From: Cornelia Huck
Subject: Re: [qemu-s390x] [PATCH v2 5/6] s390x/pci: Drop release timer and replace it with a flag
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2019 11:08:59 +0100

On Thu, 31 Jan 2019 22:21:01 +0100
David Hildenbrand <address@hidden> wrote:

> Thinking out loud:
> We should migrate the flag in the future. This is already a problem
> right now, as the timer is also not migrated.
> If the unplug request is sent and we migrate before the guest can react,
> the unplug would not happen.
> However, looks like migration of zpci devices is not implemented _at all_.

Oh, joy.

> This does not matter for pci passthrough (main use case). But when
> wanting to use e.g. virtio-pci-net, things are shaky after migration.
> So this is future work.

Hopefully folks running s390x guests are rather using virtio-ccw
devices anyway...

I agree that this needs to be taken care of on top of these changes.
Should we mark zpci devices unmigratable, or does it work for some
values of "work"?

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