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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 3/5] x86: widen NUMA nodes to be allocated from

Hi Dario,

On 27/02/15 13:27, Dario Faggioli wrote:
> On Thu, 2015-02-26 at 13:54 +0000, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxx>
> Reviewed-by: Dario Faggioli <dario.faggioli@xxxxxxxxxx>
> One question (a genuine one, i.e., I'm really not sure what I'm saying
> is correct).
> After this series, vcpu_to_node() (defined in xen/include/xen/numa.h) is
> left with only one use, in xen/arch/arm/domain.c, besides of course
> being used to implement domain_to_node() (still in
> xen/include/xen/numa.h).
> So, provided ARM people (and I'm Cc-ing them) can get rid of that, can
> that macro be removed all together, and domain_to_node(d) be defined
> after d->node_affinity... something like:
>  #define domain_to_node(d) \
>    ( nodes_equal(d->node_affinity, NODE_MASK_ALL) \
>      ? NUMA_NO_NODE : first_node(d->node_affinity) ) 
> I'm asking because I really don't like vcpu_to_node(). And I'm not
> talking about how it is implemented (there probably are not much
> alternatives), I'm saying I don't think it should exist, and I really
> would see value in killing it. :-)
> Thoughts?

Given the changes made by Jan on x86, I think we could replace
vcpu_to_node by MEMF_no_owner.

FWIW, we don't have any NUMA support on ARM currently.


Julien Grall

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