SUPPORT.md: Add PV display/sound, update keyboard
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Oleksandr Andrushchenko Sept. 30, 2019, 8:56 a.m. UTC
From: Oleksandr Andrushchenko <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>

Signed-off-by: Oleksandr Andrushchenko <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
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 SUPPORT.md | 15 ++++++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

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George Dunlap Sept. 30, 2019, 10:29 a.m. UTC | #1
On 9/30/19 9:56 AM, Oleksandr Andrushchenko wrote:
> From: Oleksandr Andrushchenko <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
> 
> Signed-off-by: Oleksandr Andrushchenko <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
> ---
>  SUPPORT.md | 15 ++++++++++++++-
>  1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/SUPPORT.md b/SUPPORT.md
> index 375473a45640..b536cf0814f3 100644
> --- a/SUPPORT.md
> +++ b/SUPPORT.md
> @@ -372,6 +372,12 @@ Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen PV Framebuffer protocol
>  
>      Status, Linux (xen-fbfront): Supported
>  
> +### PV display (frontend)
> +
> +Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen PV display protocol
> +
> +    Status, Linux: Supported

"Supported" has implications for the security team: namely, if a
security issue is discovered, we will issue an XSA.  Juergen, are you
satisfied that the PV display / sound drivers are of sufficient quality
that we can recommend people use them?

(I'm not saying they aren't, I just have no idea.)

Thanks,
 -George
George Dunlap Sept. 30, 2019, 10:33 a.m. UTC | #2
On 9/30/19 11:29 AM, George Dunlap wrote:
> On 9/30/19 9:56 AM, Oleksandr Andrushchenko wrote:
>> From: Oleksandr Andrushchenko <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Oleksandr Andrushchenko <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
>> ---
>>  SUPPORT.md | 15 ++++++++++++++-
>>  1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/SUPPORT.md b/SUPPORT.md
>> index 375473a45640..b536cf0814f3 100644
>> --- a/SUPPORT.md
>> +++ b/SUPPORT.md
>> @@ -372,6 +372,12 @@ Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen PV Framebuffer protocol
>>  
>>      Status, Linux (xen-fbfront): Supported
>>  
>> +### PV display (frontend)
>> +
>> +Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen PV display protocol
>> +
>> +    Status, Linux: Supported
> 
> "Supported" has implications for the security team: namely, if a
> security issue is discovered, we will issue an XSA.  Juergen, are you
> satisfied that the PV display / sound drivers are of sufficient quality
> that we can recommend people use them?

Sorry, I meant to add: "In the face of an active adversary".

 -George
Jürgen Groß Sept. 30, 2019, 10:53 a.m. UTC | #3
On 30.09.19 12:33, George Dunlap wrote:
> On 9/30/19 11:29 AM, George Dunlap wrote:
>> On 9/30/19 9:56 AM, Oleksandr Andrushchenko wrote:
>>> From: Oleksandr Andrushchenko <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Oleksandr Andrushchenko <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
>>> ---
>>>   SUPPORT.md | 15 ++++++++++++++-
>>>   1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/SUPPORT.md b/SUPPORT.md
>>> index 375473a45640..b536cf0814f3 100644
>>> --- a/SUPPORT.md
>>> +++ b/SUPPORT.md
>>> @@ -372,6 +372,12 @@ Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen PV Framebuffer protocol
>>>   
>>>       Status, Linux (xen-fbfront): Supported
>>>   
>>> +### PV display (frontend)
>>> +
>>> +Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen PV display protocol
>>> +
>>> +    Status, Linux: Supported
>>
>> "Supported" has implications for the security team: namely, if a
>> security issue is discovered, we will issue an XSA.  Juergen, are you
>> satisfied that the PV display / sound drivers are of sufficient quality
>> that we can recommend people use them?
> 
> Sorry, I meant to add: "In the face of an active adversary".

Yes, I think "supported" is fine.


Juergen
George Dunlap Sept. 30, 2019, 11:26 a.m. UTC | #4
On 9/30/19 11:53 AM, Jürgen Groß wrote:
> On 30.09.19 12:33, George Dunlap wrote:
>> On 9/30/19 11:29 AM, George Dunlap wrote:
>>> On 9/30/19 9:56 AM, Oleksandr Andrushchenko wrote:
>>>> From: Oleksandr Andrushchenko <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Oleksandr Andrushchenko
>>>> <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
>>>> ---
>>>>   SUPPORT.md | 15 ++++++++++++++-
>>>>   1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/SUPPORT.md b/SUPPORT.md
>>>> index 375473a45640..b536cf0814f3 100644
>>>> --- a/SUPPORT.md
>>>> +++ b/SUPPORT.md
>>>> @@ -372,6 +372,12 @@ Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen
>>>> PV Framebuffer protocol
>>>>         Status, Linux (xen-fbfront): Supported
>>>>   +### PV display (frontend)
>>>> +
>>>> +Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen PV display protocol
>>>> +
>>>> +    Status, Linux: Supported
>>>
>>> "Supported" has implications for the security team: namely, if a
>>> security issue is discovered, we will issue an XSA.  Juergen, are you
>>> satisfied that the PV display / sound drivers are of sufficient quality
>>> that we can recommend people use them?
>>
>> Sorry, I meant to add: "In the face of an active adversary".
> 
> Yes, I think "supported" is fine.

In that case:

Acked-by: George Dunlap <george.dunlap@citrix.com>
Oleksandr Andrushchenko Oct. 28, 2019, 7:24 a.m. UTC | #5
On 9/30/19 2:26 PM, George Dunlap wrote:
> On 9/30/19 11:53 AM, Jürgen Groß wrote:
>> On 30.09.19 12:33, George Dunlap wrote:
>>> On 9/30/19 11:29 AM, George Dunlap wrote:
>>>> On 9/30/19 9:56 AM, Oleksandr Andrushchenko wrote:
>>>>> From: Oleksandr Andrushchenko <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
>>>>>
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Oleksandr Andrushchenko
>>>>> <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
>>>>> ---
>>>>>    SUPPORT.md | 15 ++++++++++++++-
>>>>>    1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>>>
>>>>> diff --git a/SUPPORT.md b/SUPPORT.md
>>>>> index 375473a45640..b536cf0814f3 100644
>>>>> --- a/SUPPORT.md
>>>>> +++ b/SUPPORT.md
>>>>> @@ -372,6 +372,12 @@ Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen
>>>>> PV Framebuffer protocol
>>>>>          Status, Linux (xen-fbfront): Supported
>>>>>    +### PV display (frontend)
>>>>> +
>>>>> +Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen PV display protocol
>>>>> +
>>>>> +    Status, Linux: Supported
>>>> "Supported" has implications for the security team: namely, if a
>>>> security issue is discovered, we will issue an XSA.  Juergen, are you
>>>> satisfied that the PV display / sound drivers are of sufficient quality
>>>> that we can recommend people use them?
>>> Sorry, I meant to add: "In the face of an active adversary".
>> Yes, I think "supported" is fine.
> In that case:
>
> Acked-by: George Dunlap <george.dunlap@citrix.com>
Can we please have this in?
Julien Grall Oct. 28, 2019, 3:11 p.m. UTC | #6
Hi,

On 28/10/2019 07:24, Oleksandr Andrushchenko wrote:
> 
> On 9/30/19 2:26 PM, George Dunlap wrote:
>> On 9/30/19 11:53 AM, Jürgen Groß wrote:
>>> On 30.09.19 12:33, George Dunlap wrote:
>>>> On 9/30/19 11:29 AM, George Dunlap wrote:
>>>>> On 9/30/19 9:56 AM, Oleksandr Andrushchenko wrote:
>>>>>> From: Oleksandr Andrushchenko <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Oleksandr Andrushchenko
>>>>>> <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
>>>>>> ---
>>>>>>    SUPPORT.md | 15 ++++++++++++++-
>>>>>>    1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> diff --git a/SUPPORT.md b/SUPPORT.md
>>>>>> index 375473a45640..b536cf0814f3 100644
>>>>>> --- a/SUPPORT.md
>>>>>> +++ b/SUPPORT.md
>>>>>> @@ -372,6 +372,12 @@ Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen
>>>>>> PV Framebuffer protocol
>>>>>>          Status, Linux (xen-fbfront): Supported
>>>>>>    +### PV display (frontend)
>>>>>> +
>>>>>> +Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen PV display protocol
>>>>>> +
>>>>>> +    Status, Linux: Supported
>>>>> "Supported" has implications for the security team: namely, if a
>>>>> security issue is discovered, we will issue an XSA.  Juergen, are you
>>>>> satisfied that the PV display / sound drivers are of sufficient quality
>>>>> that we can recommend people use them?
>>>> Sorry, I meant to add: "In the face of an active adversary".
>>> Yes, I think "supported" is fine.
>> In that case:
>>
>> Acked-by: George Dunlap <george.dunlap@citrix.com>
> Can we please have this in?

@Juergen: Are you happy to see PV display/sound marked as supported for Xen 4.13?

Cheers,
Jürgen Groß Oct. 28, 2019, 3:27 p.m. UTC | #7
On 28.10.19 16:11, Julien Grall wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On 28/10/2019 07:24, Oleksandr Andrushchenko wrote:
>>
>> On 9/30/19 2:26 PM, George Dunlap wrote:
>>> On 9/30/19 11:53 AM, Jürgen Groß wrote:
>>>> On 30.09.19 12:33, George Dunlap wrote:
>>>>> On 9/30/19 11:29 AM, George Dunlap wrote:
>>>>>> On 9/30/19 9:56 AM, Oleksandr Andrushchenko wrote:
>>>>>>> From: Oleksandr Andrushchenko <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Oleksandr Andrushchenko
>>>>>>> <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
>>>>>>> ---
>>>>>>>    SUPPORT.md | 15 ++++++++++++++-
>>>>>>>    1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> diff --git a/SUPPORT.md b/SUPPORT.md
>>>>>>> index 375473a45640..b536cf0814f3 100644
>>>>>>> --- a/SUPPORT.md
>>>>>>> +++ b/SUPPORT.md
>>>>>>> @@ -372,6 +372,12 @@ Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen
>>>>>>> PV Framebuffer protocol
>>>>>>>          Status, Linux (xen-fbfront): Supported
>>>>>>>    +### PV display (frontend)
>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>> +Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen PV display protocol
>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>> +    Status, Linux: Supported
>>>>>> "Supported" has implications for the security team: namely, if a
>>>>>> security issue is discovered, we will issue an XSA.  Juergen, are you
>>>>>> satisfied that the PV display / sound drivers are of sufficient 
>>>>>> quality
>>>>>> that we can recommend people use them?
>>>>> Sorry, I meant to add: "In the face of an active adversary".
>>>> Yes, I think "supported" is fine.
>>> In that case:
>>>
>>> Acked-by: George Dunlap <george.dunlap@citrix.com>
>> Can we please have this in?
> 
> @Juergen: Are you happy to see PV display/sound marked as supported for 
> Xen 4.13?

Release-acked-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>


Juergen

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diff --git a/SUPPORT.md b/SUPPORT.md
index 375473a45640..b536cf0814f3 100644
--- a/SUPPORT.md
+++ b/SUPPORT.md
@@ -372,6 +372,12 @@  Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen PV Framebuffer protocol
 
     Status, Linux (xen-fbfront): Supported
 
+### PV display (frontend)
+
+Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen PV display protocol
+
+    Status, Linux: Supported
+
 ### PV Console (frontend)
 
 Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen PV console protocol
@@ -384,7 +390,8 @@  Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen PV console protocol
 ### PV keyboard (frontend)
 
 Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen PV keyboard protocol.
-Note that the "keyboard protocol" includes mouse / pointer support as well.
+Note that the "keyboard protocol" includes mouse / pointer /
+multi-touch support as well.
 
     Status, Linux (xen-kbdfront): Supported
 
@@ -417,6 +424,12 @@  Guest-side driver capable of making pv system calls
 
     Status, Linux: Tech Preview
 
+### PV sound (frontend)
+
+Guest-side driver capable of speaking the Xen PV sound protocol
+
+    Status, Linux: Supported
+
 ## Virtual device support, host side
 
 For host-side virtual device support,