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[XenPPC] Re: HTAB: What I forgot about XenPPC managment

To: Jimi Xenidis <jimix@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [XenPPC] Re: HTAB: What I forgot about XenPPC managment
From: Hollis Blanchard <hollisb@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2006 12:20:30 -0500
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On Sun, 2006-08-13 at 13:55 -0400, Jimi Xenidis wrote:
> We need to manage the domain's htab. Ithink we need the following:
>    - an htab_size variable in the domain script, default being 1/64th  
> of memory.
>    - a Dom0 Op to specify the size when we create a domain
>    - devtree entry, should we reuse the PAPR property like we  
> currently do or add our own in /xen? I say we add.

When you say "manage", do you mean you think the hash table size should
be user-controllable? Is this something we need to worry about in the
near future, or a nice-to-have?

Hollis Blanchard
IBM Linux Technology Center

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