remove the nvlink2 pci_vfio subdriver v2
cohuck at redhat.com
Tue May 4 23:08:51 AEST 2021
On Tue, 4 May 2021 15:00:39 +0200
Christoph Hellwig <hch at lst.de> wrote:
> On Tue, May 04, 2021 at 02:59:07PM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > > Hi Christoph,
> > >
> > > FYI, these uapi changes break build of QEMU.
> > What uapi changes?
> > What exactly breaks?
> > Why does QEMU require kernel driver stuff?
> Looks like it pull in the uapi struct definitions unconditionally
> instead of having a local copy. We could fix that by just putting
> them back, but to me this seems like a rather broken configuration
> in qemu when it pulls in headers from the running/installed kernel
> without any feature checks before using them.
It is not pulling them from the installed kernel, but from a
development version to get new definitions. Removing things in the
kernel requires workarounds in QEMU until it can remove those things as
well. It is not a dumb update...
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