[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[Xen-devel] Migration with linear p2m list

I'm just working on a patch series to support migration via using
the virtual mapped linear p2m list. Migration seems to work quite
nice and now I'm looking into how to support changes of the p2m
list structure during migration. For this purpose we introduced
p2m_generation in the shared info structure which is incremented
by the guest in case of changing a mapping of the p2m list.

The question is: what kind of support should I add initially:

1) none: same as for the p2m tree used today

2) minimal: detect a change and cancel migration in this case

3) medium: detect a change and restart migration (limited by a
   retry count)

4) full: detect a change and adapt the current migration to it
   (remap p2m list, resend it to receive side, adapt logdirty

As such a change should be rare I'm currently heading for the
minimal solution. Full support could be added later independent
from the initial p2m list support. Any thoughts?


Xen-devel mailing list



Lists.xenproject.org is hosted with RackSpace, monitoring our
servers 24x7x365 and backed by RackSpace's Fanatical Support®.