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Re: [Xen-devel] xen/arm: Query - vgic nr_spis value for domU

On Tue, 2015-02-24 at 09:48 +0000, Julien Grall wrote:
> On 24/02/2015 09:41, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > domU should get configurable nr_lpi in the same way Julien has done for
> > spi. Unless it is possible to make nr_lpi dynamic based on the guests
> > actual usage patterns (i.e. alloc on demand), that would be ok too.
> You have to expose the number of LPI's used in GICD_TYPER.
> So unless we decide to use hardware value for the guest, we would have to
> set a static one at domain creation.


With alloc on demand it might be reasonable to expose a pretty high
number (like the h/w limit) in GICD_TYPER if the actual associated
resources aren't actually allocated until they are used.


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