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Re: [Xen-devel] Design question for PV superpage support

  • To: Dave McCracken <dcm@xxxxxxxx>, Xen Developers List <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2009 13:58:50 +0000
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  • Delivery-date: Mon, 02 Mar 2009 05:59:44 -0800
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  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] Design question for PV superpage support

On 02/03/2009 13:54, "Dave McCracken" <dcm@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> My question is for those of you who best know the overall Xen design
> principles.  Where should the flag be specified by the user?  Where should it
> best be set in the running domain?  I've seen some examples of flags being
> passed around, but would like some guidance on the best place to put it to
> fit into the Xen design.

Specify in domain config file, and also stick it in xenstore somewhere. From
there it should be possible to get it picked up and packed into the
save/restore file pretty much automatically I think, and also you can make
it accessible there by balloon drivers.

 -- Keir

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