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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 2/2] x86/idle: update to include further package/core residency MSRs

>>> On 17.03.14 at 14:43, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, 2014-03-17 at 13:39 +0000, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> With the number of these growing it becomes increasingly desirable to
>> not repeatedly alter the sysctl interface to accommodate them. Replace
>> the explicit listing of numbered states by arrays, unused fields of
>> which will remain untouched by the hypercall.
>> The adjusted sysctl interface at once fixes an unrelated shortcoming
>> of the original one: The "nr" field, specifying the size of the
>> "triggers" and "residencies" arrays, has to be an input (along with
>> being an output), which the previous implementation didn't obey to.
>> Note that the bouncing direction in the libxc interface at once gets
>> corrected to OUT (was BOTH).
>> Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxx>
>> Reviewed-by: Boris Ostrovsky <boris.ostrovsky@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Acked-by: Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxx>
> Acked-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
> I assume you will apply.

Sure, but not without an Intel ack on this and the first patches.


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