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SubjectRe: [patch 0/6] Guest page hinting version 6.
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On Thu, 2008-03-13 at 09:41 +1100, Rusty Russell wrote:
> On Thursday 13 March 2008 00:21:32 Martin Schwidefsky wrote:
> > My question now is how to proceed with the code. I sure
> > would love to see the code going upstream some day but that depends on
> > the mm developers as the code adds complexity that needs to be supported.
>
> Well, I want this feature, but I agree about complexity.
>
> AFAICT, the trivial subset of this is the hinting of Unused pages. It seems
> that would buy us something, and perhaps be a stepping stone to full page
> hinting?

I've been there but the unused page thing is so small that it doesn't
make sense to separate it from the patches. If I don't see any progress
then I will come up with a patch that adds the Unused state transitions
to the arch files of s390.

--
blue skies,
Martin.

"Reality continues to ruin my life." - Calvin.




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