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Re: [Xen-devel] Question about vcpu_avail

To: Michal Novotny <minovotn@xxxxxxxxxx>, "xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Question about vcpu_avail
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2009 14:24:14 +0000
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On 24/11/2009 11:27, "Michal Novotny" <minovotn@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> i.e., no need for xend itself to know about the new config item.
>>   -- Keir
> Well, I don't know Keir since the main use scenario for maxvcpus is to
> set number of vcpus for the guest so a new definition in Xend should be
> required.

We already have a config option for that, called 'vcpus'. 'vcpu_avail' can
then be used to limit the number of those which are brought online during
initial boot. Any new config-file options can be sugar on top of those.

 -- Keir

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