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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 1/2] x86/dom0: rename paging function

>>> On 13.12.18 at 10:14, <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 12:45:07AM -0700, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> >>> On 12.12.18 at 18:05, <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > On Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 09:15:09AM -0700, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> >> The MMIO side of things of course still remains unclear.
>> > 
>> > Right, for the MMIO and the handling of grant and foreign mappings it's
>> > not clear how we want to proceed.
>> > 
>> > Maybe account for all host RAM (total_pages) plus MMIO BARs?
>> Well, I thought we've already settled on it being impossible to
>> account for all MMIO BARs at this point.
> Well, I could iterate over all the registered PCI devices and size
> the BARs (without VF BARs at least initially). This is quite
> cumbersome, my other option would be using max_page and hope that
> there are enough holes to make up for BAR MMIO regions.

Well, maybe we could live with this for now. I certainly would
prefer to have a 3rd opinion though, as I continue to feel uneasy
with this rather imprecise estimation (i.e. I'd much prefer a more
dynamic / on-demand approach).


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