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RE: [Xen-ia64-devel] [PATCH] Another important Xen/ia64 domU/vbd fix

To: "Tristan Gingold" <Tristan.Gingold@xxxxxxxx>, "Tian, Kevin" <kevin.tian@xxxxxxxxx>, <xen-ia64-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-ia64-devel] [PATCH] Another important Xen/ia64 domU/vbd fix
From: "Magenheimer, Dan (HP Labs Fort Collins)" <dan.magenheimer@xxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2006 09:17:45 -0800
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Thread-topic: [Xen-ia64-devel] [PATCH] Another important Xen/ia64 domU/vbd fix
> > > >If Xen requires virtual_mem_map, then dom0 will require it too.
> > > >Since dom0 can't work yet with virtual_mem_map, enabling it
> > >
> > > in Xen is moot,
> > >
> > > >isn't it ?
> > > >
> > > >Tristan.
> >
> > Yes, I agree.  For virtual_mem_map to work, I think domain0
> > needs to be given a granule of physical memory for each "island"
> > in the EFI memmap.
> I think this is a little bit too kludgy...

Definitely.  I'm just looking for temporary workarounds to
allow forward progress.  Even if a p2m table is the right
answer, it will be weeks (maybe months) before the implementation
is done and Xen/i164 is as stable/functional as it is today.

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