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Re: [Xen-devel] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v5 15/24] hw: i386: Export the i386 ACPI SRAT build method

On Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 02:28:54PM +0100, Igor Mammedov wrote:
> On Mon,  5 Nov 2018 02:40:38 +0100
> Samuel Ortiz <sameo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > This is the standard way of building SRAT on x86 platfoms. But future
> > machine types could decide to define their own custom SRAT build method
> > through the ACPI builder methods.
> > Moreover, we will also need to reach build_srat() from outside of
> > acpi-build in order to use it as the ACPI builder SRAT build method.
> SRAT is usually highly machine specific (memory holes, layout, guest OS
> specific quirks) so it's hard to generalize it.
Hence the need for an SRAT builder interface.

> I'd  drop SRAT related patches from this series and introduce
> i386/virt specific SRAT when you post patches for it.
virt uses the existing i386 build_srat() routine, there's nothing
special about it. So this would be purely duplicated code.


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