[Ksummit-2012-discuss] PCI breakout session

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Jun 15 23:05:46 UTC 2012


On Fri, 2012-06-15 at 16:03 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 16, 2012 at 08:37:32AM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > I'd like to propose a PCI breakout session (if not a BOF or mini summit,
> > I don't care) with at least Bjorn and Yinghai...
> > 
> > There's quite a bit of churn going on at the moment, Yinghai's reworking
> > a lot of stuff with a potential high impact (especially for us on Power
> > but potentially others), there's VFIO v2 coming for KVM, there's also me
> > wanting to cleanup more of our special casing in arch/powerpc and move
> > things toward the core etc...
> 
> And there's the big rework of the pci hotplug core that Jiang Liu is
> trying to do (well, he isn't trying to, I think I'm forcing him to do
> it in order to solve the problems he is finding...)

Ah yes, I had that in mind as well... the pseries hotplug code is
probably the most convoluted of the whole tree so I think it would be
great for Jiang and I to be able to sit together on that one.

> > I think there's enough material to keep us busy and a face to face round
> > table with a white board might end up being just the right thing to do
> > at that point.
> 
> I agree, this would be helpful.

Cheers,
Ben.




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