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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Prevent changing a memory size ofDomain-0 evenif

To: "Keir Fraser" <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Prevent changing a memory size ofDomain-0 evenif users make a careless mistake
From: "Jan Beulich" <jbeulich@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 04 Apr 2008 11:50:46 +0100
Cc: Ky Srinivasan <KSrinivasan@xxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Masaki Kanno <kanno.masaki@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Kurt Garloff <garloff@xxxxxxx>
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>>> Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 04.04.08 12:27 >>>
>This at least I have a bit more time for. It's trying to pick a minimum
>below which only bad things can happen. This is a plausible thing to try for
>when you know the details of the specific operating system (which of course
>you do in this case, since it's implemented in an OS driver). What I don't
>like about Masaki's patch is that it's very specific, it abuses a
>configuration variable that actually has its own meaning specific to the
>auto-ballooning logic, and also is frankly an unwarranted and possibly
>unwanted expression of policy inside xend.

So any chance you'd take it if either of the original authors or I submit
it with a formal Signed-Off-By line?


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