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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] clean up parsing of /proc/xen/balloon in xend

On Thu, Mar 09, 2006 at 07:19:59PM -0500, Charles Coffing wrote:

> The attached patch cleans up the parsing of /proc/xen/balloon that
> occurs in xend.  Currently, the parsing is hard-coded; it expects that
> the desired number is on the first line.  My patch is more robust; it
> lets values be retrieved by a label.  It also exposes a few functions to
> retrieve the current allocation and the target allocation.
> By abstracting this a little better, I'll be able to address a few
> other issues in subsequent patches.  Mostly, this allows for better
> error checking and guidance for the user.  For example, by exposing
> get_dom0_current_alloc(), we can (elsewhere, in a later patch) calculate
> how large of a VM could potentially be started.  This is useful, as it
> lets simple VM-creation GUIs guide the user towards reasonable memory
> values for new VMs.
> Signed-off-by:  Charles Coffing <ccoffing@xxxxxxxxxx>

Applied, thank you.


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