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Resolve Issue #118: virtio-mem: VIRTIO_MEM_F_UNPLUGGED_INACCESSIBLE and interaction with memory properties

Should the TC accept changes listed in the description to resolve issue 118, for inclusion in specification version(s) "virtio-v1.2-cs01", 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:
Issue #118: virtio-mem: VIRTIO_MEM_F_UNPLUGGED_INACCESSIBLE and interaction with memory properties
Looking into supporting virtio-mem
a) without a shared zeropage for the memory backing of the device -- not allowing the driver to read unplugged memory
b) on architectures with memory properties for RAM (e.g., s390x with storage keys and storage attributes)
requires extension of the spec to handle both cases cleanly and describe the expected semantics.

Let's specify VIRTIO_MEM_F_UNPLUGGED_INACCESSIBLE behaviour and expected interaction with memory properties, along some cleanups.

Latest proposal: https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/virtio-comment/202109/msg00027.html

The TC accepts the following proposed changes to the specification:

The TC agrees to include the above change(s) in specification version(s) "virtio-v1.2-cs01", and future versions of the


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 [ ]  Yes
 [ ]  No
 [ ]  Abstain
Opening:   Thursday, 7 October 2021 @ 10:45 am EDT
Closing:   Thursday, 14 October 2021 @ 10:45 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 6 100%
No 0 0%
Abstain 2
Eligible members who have voted: 6 of 8 75%
Eligible members who have abstained: 2 of 8 25%
Eligible members who have not voted: 0 of 8 0%

Voting Details

Voter Company VoteReference Document and/or Comment
Enrico Granata
Google Inc.
Halil Pasic
Matti Moell
OpenSynergy GmbH
Mihai Carabas
Michael S. Tsirkin
Red Hat
Stefan Hajnoczi
Red Hat
Cornelia Huck
Red Hat
Jan Kiszka
Siemens AG