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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 2/5] xen: credit2: never consider CPUs outside of our cpupool.

On Fri, 2017-02-03 at 08:40 -0700, Jan Beulich wrote:
> > > > > > On 17.01.17 at 18:26, <dario.faggioli@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > While I did manage to backport "xen: credit2: use the correct
> > > scratch
> > > cpumask" and "xen: credit2: fix shutdown/suspend when playing
> > > with
> > > cpupools" also to 4.7, this one is even worse for me to deal with
> > > (purely by its subject I'd assume it's applicable): Its first
> > > hunk
> > > applies
> > > fine, but then everything breaks.
> > > 
> > I see. Sorry for that.
> > 
> > Is it ok if I give it a try myself and, if I manage, send you the
> > backported patch?
> Yes, I should probably have phrased my earlier reply that way.
Well, I only wanted to double check whether you were meaning "please
provide backport" or "let's give up". :-)

But now that I'm looking into this, I need to double check something
again. So, as far as I've understood, you want the following 3 patches
to be backported to both 4.8 and 4.7:

 xen: credit2: use the correct scratch cpumask
 xen: credit2: fix shutdown/suspend when playing with cpupools
 xen: credit2: never consider CPUs outside of our cpupool

And you're saying you already have done some of them, but I don't seem
to be able to find _any_ of them in any of the following branches:


Am I looking in the wrong places / misunderstood anything?

Thanks and Regards,
<<This happens because I choose it to happen!>> (Raistlin Majere)
Dario Faggioli, Ph.D, http://about.me/dario.faggioli
Senior Software Engineer, Citrix Systems R&D Ltd., Cambridge (UK)

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