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Re: [PATCH] pcictl: simplify its usage

> On Wed, 03 Jun 2009 23:28:22 +0200
> Christoph Egger <> wrote:
> > The main motivation for this work is to have an easy way
> > for xen to get the pci-passthrough feature for Xen 3.3 and
> > newer.
> I've always found the pcictl(8) command interface a little
> strange and have no objection to its enhencement.
> As for Xen using it, is pcictl(8) the ideal interface?  I've
> noticed drvctl(8)/drvctl(4) as well lately and heard that HAL
> uses it, that might also be alternatives worth checking out...

For Xen, I need the bus:device:function numbers. "pcictl list"
gives me this, drvctl -l pci0 does not. So, yes, pcictl is for Xen
the ideal interface.


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