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Re: [RFC v4 PATCH 00/49] Initial support of multi-process qemu - status
Re: [RFC v4 PATCH 00/49] Initial support of multi-process qemu - status update
Thu, 2 Jan 2020 08:01:36 -0800
On Tue, Dec 17, 2019 at 04:33:16PM +0000, Stefan Hajnoczi wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 16, 2019 at 07:57:32PM +0000, Felipe Franciosi wrote:
> > > On 16 Dec 2019, at 20:47, Elena Ufimtseva <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > On Fri, Dec 13, 2019 at 10:41:16AM +0000, Stefan Hajnoczi wrote:
> > >> Is there a work-in-progress muser patch series you can post to start the
> > >> discussion early? That way we can avoid reviewers like myself asking
> > >> you to make changes after you have invested a lot of time.
> > >>
> > >
> > > Absolutely, that is our plan. At the moment we do not have the patches
> > > ready for the review. We have setup internally a milestone and will be
> > > sending that early version as a tarball after we have it completed.
> > > Would be also a meeting something that could help us to stay on the same
> > > page?
> > Please loop us in if you so set up a meeting.
And happy New Year to everyone!
> There is a bi-weekly KVM Community Call that we can use for phone
Our team would like to join the call on Jan 14 and maybe talk over few things.
Felipe, will you and your team be joining as well?
> Or we can schedule a one-off call at any time :).
Awesome! Thank you, we will use for sure this opportunity.
> Questions I've seen when discussing muser with people have been:
> 1. Can unprivileged containers create muser devices? If not, this is a
> blocker for use cases that want to avoid root privileges entirely.
> 2. Does muser need to be in the kernel (e.g. slower to develop/ship,
> security reasons)? A similar library could be implemented in
> userspace along the lines of the vhost-user protocol. Although VMMs
> would then need to use a new libmuser-client library instead of
> reusing their VFIO code to access the device.
> 3. Should this feature be Linux-only? vhost-user can be implemented on
> non-Linux OSes...
Re: [RFC v4 PATCH 00/49] Initial support of multi-process qemu - status update,
Elena Ufimtseva <=