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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH 0 of 8] Remove static variables from xc_domai

On Tue, 2011-05-24 at 18:02 +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Shriram Rajagopalan writes ("[Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH 0 of 8] Remove static 
> variables from xc_domain_{save, restore}.c"):
> > I ll do it!!.. I have been waiting for this. Thanks a lot for
> > cleaning up this chaff!  I was under the impression that this was
> > some arcane legacy code that shouldnt be touched.
> No, it's arcane legacy code that we have been gradually cleaning up
> :-).
> > One particular
> > thing that I would like to do is to factor out the write functions
> > (outbuf_*, noncached_write, ratewrite*, etc) into a separate file
> > and make it sort of pluggable.
> Do you have a particular use case fot that ?  Without a different set
> of implementations I'm not sure that we need it to be pluggable.
> > (selfish :P) I wanted to introduce a patch that would overlap outbuf
> > flush operation and guest memory copy operation instead of the
> > current model <flush,copy,flush,copy..>.  This might be helpful for
> > both Remus and live migration of large domains.
> But yes, if that produces a speedup, certainly.
> >  Shriram, does this have any impact on Remus?
> I think it should be OK but we should hear what Shriram has to say
> (CC'd).

You were replying to Shriram ;-)


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