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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: NUMA and SMP

On Thu, 2007-03-22 at 08:02 -0500, Ryan Harper wrote:

> > > and for the paravirt xen-guest-linux do not support  numa-aware  now ,or 
> > > does it  support  numa-aware  if CONFIG_NUMA choiced?
> > 
> > no. there is num-support in xen, as far as inspection of the memory
> > topology and inclusion in the memory management is concerned. so
> > basically, you can add the desired node number to get_free_pages().
> There is NUMA support in Xen since 3.0.4 in the hypervisor, and we have
> the capability to ensure a guest memory is local to the processors being
> used.  The topology of the system is not exported to the guest so
> CONFIG_NUMA in the guest kernel config will be of no value.

oops, that's more than i've noticed. thanks for the correction. so now
it seems up to me to ask questions. :} i don't see that path taken along
vcpu_migrate. where is it happening?


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