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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 1/6] xen-gntdev: Change page limit to be global i

To: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 1/6] xen-gntdev: Change page limit to be global instead of per-open
From: Daniel De Graaf <dgdegra@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2011 16:09:54 -0500
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On 01/14/2011 11:20 AM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 10:46:11AM -0500, Daniel De Graaf wrote:
>> Because there is no limitation on how many times a user can open a
>> given device file, an per-file-description limit on the number of
>> pages granted offers little to no benefit. Change to a global limit
>> and remove the ioctl() as the parameter can now be changed via sysfs.
> Can you add here the comment which c/s in the Xen hypervisor
> changed the tools so this won't cause them to fail.
> Just respond to this e-mail with the improved patch.
Latest xen-unstable.hg doesn't have the change; I recall Ian said
he would commit it sometime after -rc1. I'll post a modified patch
as soon as I see the changeset.

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