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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v8 05/11] xen: grant_table: implement grant_table_warn_active_grants()

"Jan Beulich" <JBeulich@xxxxxxxx> writes:

>>>> On 13.07.15 at 11:08, <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Mon, 2015-07-13 at 09:45 +0100, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>> >>> On 10.07.15 at 18:24, <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> > On Tue, Jun 23, 2015 at 06:11:47PM +0200, Vitaly Kuznetsov wrote:
>>> >> Log first 10 active grants of a domain. This function is going to be used
>>> >> for soft reset, active grants on this path usually mean misbehaving 
>> backends
>>> >> refusing to release their mappings on shutdown.
>>> > 
>>> > Is there an particular reason 10 was choosen instead of 42 for example :-)
>>> > 
>>> > Also the 10 should probably have an #define for it.
>>> Or even be command line controllable.
>> That sounds like overkill to me, what's wrong with some random hardcoded
>> number for a simple debug aid like this?
> From briefly looking at the code it seemed to be more than just a
> debug aid (i.e. failing the operation if the count was exceeded). If
> the number indeed only controls how many entries get printed,
> then a #define certainly is fine.

Yes, it is just a debug aid in cases something goes wrong in
future. This info is supposed to be useful for hardware domain admin to
help finding misbehaving backends.


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