Ballot Details: Resolve Issue #14: Enhance device requirements for feature bits (CLOSED)

Ballot Question Should the TC accept changes listed in the description to resolve issue 14, for inclusion in specification version(s) "virtio-v1.1-cs01", and future versions of the specification?
Ballot Description 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 #14: Enhance device requirements for feature bits
Some guests might not resume properly from suspend a feature changes under their feet.
This applies to Linux guests and the SRIOV feature, offloads for the networking
device and highly likely to more devices and features.

Forbid devices from changing features even across a reset but keep
the door open for white-listing specific feature bits where we will know
what we are doing (e.g. the specific feature bit is re-sampled each time,
failure to resume is the intended behaviour etc).

The TC accepts the following proposed changes to the specification:

The TC agrees to include the above change(s) in specification version(s) "virtio-v1.1-cs01", and future versions of the


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Ballot Options
VOTING CLOSED: Monday, 18 June 2018 @ 9:45 am EDT
Yes 5 100
No 0 0
Abstain 1
Open Date Monday, 11 June 2018 @ 9:45 am EDT
Close Date Monday, 18 June 2018 @ 9:45 am EDT
Ballot Type Official, as defined by organization policies and procedures

Voting Statistics

Number of votes cast (excluding abstentions) 5
Eligible members who have voted 6 of 6 100%
Eligible members who have not voted 0 of 6 0%

Voting Summary by Option

Options with highest number of votes are bold
Option # Votes % of Total
Yes 5 100%
No 0 0%
Abstain 1

Voting Details

Voter Name Company Vote * Time (UTC) Comments
* Carabas, Mihai Oracle Yes 2018-06-11 15:43:00
* Hajnoczi, Stefan Red Hat Yes 2018-06-13 14:53:00
* Huck, Cornelia Red Hat Yes 2018-06-11 14:20:00
* Kiszka, Jan Siemens AG Yes 2018-06-11 17:01:00
* Tsirkin, Michael S. Red Hat Yes 2018-06-18 01:55:00
* Pasic, Halil IBM Abstain 2018-06-15 15:27:00 1

Voter Comments

Submitter Vote Comment
Pasic, Halil
Abstain This was not on my radar. So I voiced my concerns late. I hope we can sort these out before the ballot closes. If not I stay with abstain.