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Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC] Physical hot-add cpus and TSC

To: Dan Magenheimer <dan.magenheimer@xxxxxxxxxx>, "Jiang, Yunhong" <yunhong.jiang@xxxxxxxxx>, "Xen-Devel (xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx)" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Ian Pratt <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC] Physical hot-add cpus and TSC
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 28 May 2010 18:19:02 +0100
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On 28/05/2010 17:36, "Dan Magenheimer" <dan.magenheimer@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> Anyhow, retreading this argument is not going to be fruitful
>> It's fair to
>> say that your definition is now also Xen's definition.
> Sorry, I'm not trying to beat a dead horse.  I'm just
> playing whack-a-mole and repeating arguments for a
> new audience and a new corner case.  If you prefer, I
> can take that offlist.

No, that's fine. And in general, supporting both the consistent-TSC and
fast-TSC cases (the latter including perhaps a more-Xen-features subcase as
well) as configurable options is good. Those who care will know how they
want to set the options.

 -- Keir

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