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    SubjectRe: [stable] [PATCH 00/12] xen/paravirt_ops patches for 2.6.24
    On Mon, Oct 15, 2007 at 01:48:40PM -0700, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
    > Hi Linus,
    >
    > Here's a set of patches to update paravirt_ops and Xen for 2.6.24
    >
    > A quick overview of the patchset:
    >
    > paravirt_ops:
    > Remove the monolithic paravirt_ops structure, and replace it with
    > smaller structures of related functions. Also, clean up the handling
    > of lazy mode to make it easier to implement.
    >
    > x86/mm/init.c: remove a chunk of dead code
    >
    > Xen:
    > - remove duplicate includes
    > - yield if the target vcpu of an IPI is not currently running
    > - add post-batch callbacks for multicalls [*]
    > - deal with unpinning pagetables when another vcpu still [*]
    > has a cr3 reference
    > - deal with split ptelocks by pinning each pte page
    > separately under lock
    > - determine the kernel/hypervisor address split dynamically
    > - use the right arg structure for register_vcpu_info [*]
    > - add extra debugging output for failed multicalls
    >
    > XFS:
    > - eagerly unmap vmapped areas to avoid confict with Xen
    >
    > [*] bugfix needed for 2.6.23. I've also cc:d them to stable@kernel.org

    Yeah, but you cc:ed all 12 patches to stable@. The majority of which we
    don't want to take, right? Which specific ones should stable@ care
    about?

    thanks,

    greg k-h
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