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Subject: Re: [virtio] Groups - Action Item "Create text version of virtio 0.9.5 document" added

On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 01:33:39PM +0930, Rusty Russell wrote:
> Rusty Russell <rusty@au1.ibm.com> writes:
> The obvious issues I want to open are:
> o Major rework to make PCI an appendix, and core bus-independent.
> o Update spec with changes/fixes since 0.9.5
>         - This is easy where contributors are already members,
>           trickier for others.

Include a complete vring reference implementation with tests?  This way
more code snippets in the specification can be runnable and tested.

> Block:
>         o Remove VIRTIO_BLK_F_SCSI?
>         o Revisit flush/barrier semantics?

Barrier is ignored in modern QEMU virtio-blk, instead guests send the
flush command.  We could deprecate or drop the barrier from the spec so
that only flush commands are used.

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