On Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:14:56 +0200
Greg Kurz <gr...@kaod.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:38:29 +0000
> "Gonglei (Arei)" <arei.gong...@huawei.com> wrote:
> > I saw virtio_error() only handle the virtio 1.0 device, the legacy virtio
> > device may
> > still stuck, am I right?
> The DEVICE_NEEDS_RESET bit was introduced by the virtio 1.0 specification.
> Yes, the legacy device will stay stuck since the broken flag is set.
Yes, I fear there's nothing we can do to handle legacy devices
gracefully. If one broken device doesn't drag down the rest of the
machine with it, it's still a net win, I think.