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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [RFC] draft tsc_mode patch (to replace tsc_native)

To: Dan Magenheimer <dan.magenheimer@xxxxxxxxxx>, "Xen-Devel (E-mail)" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [RFC] draft tsc_mode patch (to replace tsc_native)
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2009 07:45:37 +0000
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On 13/11/2009 07:27, "Keir Fraser" <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> This isn't done yet, but contains the core code for
>> implementing the mechanism I've been proposing for
>> handling "tsc_mode" (to replace tsc_native/vtsc),
>> so I thought I'd ask for some feedback hopefully before
>> reviewers leave for Xen Summit Asia.
> Another timer_mode-alike where the users have to deal with magic numbers and
> only the lucky hypervisor developer gets to use meaningful names for the
> members of the enumeration?

By which I mean: it would be nice if xm would convert meaningful strings to
numbers. Not that strings should be passed through xend, or at the hypercall

 -- Keir

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