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Resolve VIRTIO-138: multiple errors in section: Non-transitional Device With Legacy Driver

Should the TC accept changes listed in the description to resolve issue VIRTIO-138, for inclusion in specification version(s) "virtio 1.0 cs03", and future versions of the specification?

Please vote Yes if you agree with all of the following.
If you disagree, please vote No.
If you don't have an opinion, please vote Abstain.

I move that:
The TC agrees to resolve the following specification issue:
VIRTIO-138: multiple errors in section: Non-transitional Device With Legacy Driver
virtio 1.0 has two sections titled "Non-transitional Device With
Legacy Driver" the first says devices SHOULD fail, the second
says devices MUST fail. Clearly a mistake.

Other issues: devices don't really fail - they cause drivers to
fail. second section seems to be in the wrong place, and also
have a section followed by subsection with no explanatory text in
between, which is ugly.
Finally, this text was originally ritten to handle buggy windows
drivers gracefully, but later we changed device IDs so it's not
really required there. Might be handy for some other buggy legacy
drivers, though no such drivers are known.


The TC accepts the following proposed changes to the specification:

Subject: [PATCH] multiple errors: Non-transitional With Legacy
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.emulators.virtio.devel, gmane.comp.emulators.virtio.committee
Date: 2015-03-26 19:28:49 GMT (19 hours and 50 minutes ago)

To fix, drop the duplicate section variant, add some explanatory
text, clarify what does "same ID" mean here, and clarify
that the work-around is only needed if a buggy driver
is known to bind to a transitional device.



The TC agrees to include the above change(s) in specification version(s) "virtio 1.0 cs03", and future versions of the


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 [ ]  Yes
 [ ]  No
 [ ]  Abstain
Opening:   Friday, 27 March 2015 @ 10:15 am EDT
Closing:   Friday, 3 April 2015 @ 10:15 am EDT
Group:   OASIS Virtual I/O Device (VIRTIO) TC
Ballot has closed.

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Voting Summary

Options with highest number of votes are bold

Option # Votes % of Total
Yes 7 100%
No 0 0%
Abstain 0
Eligible members who have voted: 7 of 10 70%
Eligible members who have abstained: 0 of 10 0%
Eligible members who have not voted: 3 of 10 30%

Voting Details

Voter Company VoteReference Document and/or Comment
Pawel Moll
ARM Limited
Richard Sohn
Paul Mundt
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
Rusty Russell
Cornelia Huck
Bryan Venteicher
Daniel Kiper
James Bottomley
Parallels IP Holdings GmbH
Amit Shah
Red Hat
Michael Tsirkin
Red Hat