Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 1/3] Add mcelog support for xen platform

From: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
Date: Mon Apr 23 2012 - 13:10:36 EST

On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 09:26:42AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 04/23/2012 08:43 AM, Liu, Jinsong wrote:
> >
> > and, hypervisor only record error into its mc_info cookie (in its
> > own format), it doesn't care what's dom0's version and how dom0 translate it
> > -- that's dom0's business. The role of hypervisor is virtual 'platform',
> > just like h/w platform don't care what linux version runs over it.
> >
> And this is the *OTHER* problem with Xen. A platform is only a platform
> if it is documented. There are a number of PV hypervisors which *are*
> documented in detail, but Xen is not one of them.

And slowly we are working on that. As I mentioned to you, we are in process
of documenting those calls so that there is a document similar to an SDM.
It takes time though.
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