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Subject: Re: [virtio-comment] Seeking guidance for custom virtIO device

On Fri, Apr 10, 2020 at 09:36:58AM +0000, Eftime, Petre wrote:
> If not, what is the path to having our device live somewhere in the
> virtio world?

Basically submit a spec patch, address review comments, eventually
ask for a TC vote to include it. Reserving an ID is a helpful
first step for many people since that lets you write
guest and host patches.

> If there is no reason to include our device in the spec
> proper, we at least want to reserve an identifier for it, to prevent
> accidental collisions with other devices. I see that there are other
> devices which are rather specialized and not yet formalized listed in
> the spec, but I don't fully graps what steps I need to take in order
> to get an ID. Would submitting a patch with the ID be enough?

see text beginning with:
"To request a TC vote on resolving a specific comment:"

is also helpful.


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