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Subject: Re: [virtio] Re: [virtio-comment] [PATCH RFC] virtio-pci: new configuration layout

On Mon, Sep 02, 2013 at 10:45:11AM +0930, Rusty Russell wrote:
> > More concerns:
> >
> > We are using revision ID now exactly as was intended to disable old
> > drivers - it served us well for 0.X-1.X and would be as useful if we
> > ever have 1.X->2.0 transition.
> I think we'll use feature bit 64 for such a transition, now we don't
> have a feature bit limit.

Two issues:

1. Basically on windows this would interfere with the idea of using
different drivers for legacy and non-legacy devices
windows build up device identification 

2. We'd have to declare this use for a feature bit right now,
make current drivers check this bit and bail out if set.

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