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Re: [Xen-devel] e820_host default value and libxl (not xl)

On Sat, May 21, 2016 at 4:42 AM, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
<marmarek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> According to xl.cfg(5) " This option defaults to true (1) if any PCI
> passthrough devices are configured and false (0) otherwise."
> And indeed this behaviour is implemented in xl. But not in libxl, which
> means other libxl based toolstacks (libvirt) will not take advantage of
> this directly.
> What would be the best approach here? Duplicate that behaviour in
> libvirt (currently libvirt knows nothing about this option), or move
> that default handling to libxl? I think the later makes more sense, but
> maybe there is some reason against it?
I'm no tools maintainers (and in fact I'm Cc-ing them), but I'd say
that moving this to libxl is what looks to me to make more sense...

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Senior Software Engineer, Citrix Systems R&D Ltd., Cambridge (UK)

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