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Re: [Xen-devel] Patches that are going to be proposed for 2.6.40.

On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 11:49:28AM +0200, Daniel Kiper wrote:
> On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 01:19:11PM -0400, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> > . which are on the light side.
> >
> > These are the branches that I am going to ask Linus to pull:
> >
> >  - 'stable/general.cleanup' and 'stable/balloon.cleanup'
> >  - 'stable/irq', 'stable/p2m-e820-pci.v2', 'stable/gntalloc.v7' and 
> > 'stable/backend.base.v3'
> >
> > And will ask the block maintainer (Jens) to pull this one:
> >  - 'stable/blkfront'
> >
> > There aren't any big features - mostly just bug-fixes and more nice 
> > cleanups.
> > If it looks that I've missed something - please poke me immediately.
> Konrad, what about https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/5/4/339 ???

Ah, I knew I missed something. Let me take a look.

> I think it is worth to do that cleanups (explanation why
> is at https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/5/9/145).

Cleanups are always good. The only thing I am worried about is that the
initdata->initconst and that it might somehow screw something up. But
testing will tell.
> Additionally, today I am going to prapare final version of memory hotplug
> patch and fix for git commit 24bdb0b62cc82120924762ae6bc85afc8c3f2b26
> (xen: do not create the extra e820 region at an addr lower than 4G)
> (I was very tired yesterday and I could not prepare them earlier).
> Regarding last one we agreed (Stefano, you and I) that it is worth to
> do that. Additionally, I think it is worth to include that fix in

> 2.6.39, however, as I know it could be very difficult to do that
> at that stage.

We can do it through the stable tree when 2.6.39 gets released.

> Daniel

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