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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH for 4.7 4/4] xen: adopt .deinit_pdata and improve timer handling

On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 11:51 AM, George Dunlap <george.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 03/05/16 22:46, Dario Faggioli wrote:
>> The scheduling hooks API is now used properly, and no
>> initialization or de-initialization happen in
>> alloc/free_pdata any longer.
>> In fact, just like it is for Credit2, there is no real
>> need for implementing alloc_pdata and free_pdata.
>> This also made it possible to improve the replenishment
>> timer handling logic, such that now the timer is always
>> kept on one of the pCPU of the scheduler it's servicing.
>> Before this commit, in fact, even if the pCPU where the
>> timer happened to be initialized at creation time was
>> moved to another cpupool, the timer stayed there,
>> potentially inferfearing with the new scheduler of the
> * interfering
>> pCPU itself.
>> Signed-off-by: Dario Faggioli <dario.faggioli@xxxxxxxxxx>
> I don't know much about the logic, so I'll wait for Meng Xu to review it.

I will look at it this week...(I will try to do it asap...)


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