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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] virtio_rpmsg: set DRIVER_OK before using device

From: Ohad Ben-Cohen
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] virtio_rpmsg: set DRIVER_OK before using device
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:45:07 +0200

On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 10:41 AM, Michael S. Tsirkin <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 07, 2015 at 08:06:56PM +0100, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
>> virtio spec requires that all drivers set DRIVER_OK
>> before using devices. While rpmsg isn't yet
>> included in the virtio 1 spec, previous spec versions
>> also required this.
>> virtio rpmsg violates this rule: is calls kick
>> before setting DRIVER_OK.
>> The fix isn't trivial since simply calling virtio_device_ready earlier
>> would mean we might get an interrupt in parallel with adding buffers.
>> Instead, split kick out to prepare+notify calls.  prepare before
>> virtio_device_ready - when we know we won't get interrupts. notify right
>> afterwards.
>> Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <address@hidden>
>> ---
> Ohad, can you review and ack pls?


Acked-by: Ohad Ben-Cohen <address@hidden>

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