Re: [PATCH v2 3/4] KVM: cleanup: remove kvm_get_dirty_log()

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On 23.06.2010, at 08:01, Takuya Yoshikawa wrote:

> kvm_get_dirty_log() is a helper function for kvm_vm_ioctl_get_dirty_log() which
> is currently used by ia64 and ppc and the following is what it is doing:
>  - sanity checks
>  - bitmap scan to check if the slot is dirty
>  - copy_to_user()
> Considering the fact that x86 is not using this anymore and sanity checks must
> be done before kvm_ia64_sync_dirty_log(), we can say that this is not working
> for code sharing effectively. So we just remove this.

This patch plus 4/4 broke dirty bitmap updating on PPC. I didn't get around to track down why, but I figured you should now. Is there any way to get you a PPC development box? A simple G4 or G5 should be 200$ on ebay by now :).


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