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Approve virtio-1.2-csd02 and submit Working Draft virtio-1.2-wd02 for public review

Should the TC approve the working draft virtio-1.2-wd02 as a Committee Specification Draft, and approve submitting virtio-1.2-wd02 for a 30-day public review?

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:

1. The TC accepts the following changes to the specification,
included in the Working Draft virtio-1.2-wd02:

acknowledgements: update for 1.2
See https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/virtio-comment/202205/msg00000.html

2. The TC agrees to resolve the following specification issue:

A recently defined queue_reset register has a little weird definition that we should improve.
When driver initiate queue reset, it writes queue_reset = 1.
When device is busy resetting the queue, on this driver request, it is expected to return queue_reset=0.
Once queue reset is completed it is expected to return queue_reset = 1.
(Polarity changed twice to same value as what was driver set).

The TC accepts the following proposed changes to the specification:


already included in the Working Draft virtio-1.2-wd02.


The TC agrees to include the above change(s) in virtio-v1.2-csd02 and future versions of the

2. The TC approves Virtual I/O Device (VIRTIO) Version 1.2 Working Draft 02
(virtio-v1.2-wd02) and all associated artifacts packaged together in
as a Committee Specification Draft virtio-v1.2-csd02 and designate the Tex
version of the specification as authoritative.

Note: should this working draft be approved as a Committee Specification Draft,
one or more claims disclosed to the TC admin and listed on the Virtio TC IPR
page https://github.com/oasis-tcs/virtio-admin/blob/master/IPR.md might become
Essential Claims.

3. The TC approves submitting
Virtual I/O Device (VIRTIO) Version 1.2 Working Draft 02
contained in
for a 30-day public review.

Location of the working draft:


This archive includes the editable Tex sources,
specification in PDF and HTML formats, as well as
versions with changes since virtio-v1.1-cs01
as well as versions with changes since virtio-v1.1-wd02 highlighted.

You can also use the "revision history" chapter to locate the changes more easily.

4. This supercedes the previous decision
(https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/ballot.php?id=3693) to submit
virtio-v1.2-wd01 for a 30 day public review. virtio-v1.2-wd02 will be submitted
instead. virtio-v1.2-wd02 includes all changes in virtio-v1.2-wd01 with the
addition of the acknowledgements section change (1) above and the fix for
https://github.com/oasis-tcs/virtio-spec/issues/139 (2) above.


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in two consecutive Work Product Ballots loses his or her voting rights at the
close of the second ballot missed.


Amendment Posted on Tuesday, 3 May 2022:
Please note that a recently posted IPR disclosure is relevant to
new sections in the proposed draft. See
for more detail.

 [ ]  Yes
 [ ]  No
 [ ]  Abstain
Opening:   Monday, 2 May 2022 @ 10:30 am EDT
Closing:   Monday, 9 May 2022 @ 10:30 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 8 88%
Eligible members who have abstained: 0 of 8 0%
Eligible members who have not voted: 1 of 8 13%

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