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SubjectRe: [PATCH] abstract out bits of ldt.c
* Zachary Amsden (zach@vmware.com) wrote:
> Does Xen assume page aligned descriptor tables? I assume from this

Yes.

> patch and snippets I have gathered from others, that is a yes, and other
> things here imply that DT pages are not shadowed. If so, Xen itself
> must have live segments in the GDT pages, so how do you allocate space
> for the per-CPU GDT pages on SMP?

early during boot.


> I think introducing mach-xen headers is a bit premature though - lets
> get the interface nailed down first so that the hypervisor developers
> have time to settle the include/asm-i386/mach-xxx files without dealing
> unneeded churn onto the maintainers.

I don't think there's any point in putting mach-xen stuff in either.
Can we please discuss these patches in some sane way (say on the
virutalization list) so we're not cross-firing at each other. It's just
going to be too messy otherwiswe.

thanks,
-chris
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