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[Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] allow connecting to xenconsole from remote hosts

To: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH] allow connecting to xenconsole from remote hosts
From: Muli Ben-Yehuda <muli@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 17:37:46 +0300
Cc: Jimi Xenidis <jimix@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Anthony Liguori <anthony@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Orran Y Krieger <okrieg@xxxxxxxxxx>
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On Thu, Sep 14, 2006 at 03:26:46PM +0100, Keir Fraser wrote:

> On 14/9/06 12:14, "Muli Ben-Yehuda" <muli@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Changes since last version:
> > - get rid of the 'queue of messages', instead each queueu is a ring
> >   buffer of characters that we read into and write from directly.
> All our other ring buffers have free-running indexes (i.e., they do not wrap
> to zero when they reach the end of the buffer). This makes it easier to
> determine number of entries in use (it's 'producer minus consumer' -- that's
> another thing, it's standard idiom for us to call the indexes producer (or
> prod) and consumer (or cons)). We then mask the high-order bits when
> actually indexing into the buffer.

Ok, I'll make these changes. Appreciate the feedback!


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