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SubjectRe: [patch] aio: remove aio-max-nr and instead use the memlock rlimit to limit the number of pages pinned for the aio completion ring
Avi Kivity wrote:
> Or you could queue the completions somewhere, and only copy them to
> user memory when io_getevents() is called. I think the plan was
> once to allow events to be consumed opportunistically even without
> io_getevents(), though.

Isn't that integrated (or to be integrated) with the vring buffer
thingy used by virtio?

If not, should it be?

> Sorry, I didn't actually take a look at the patches. I only reacted to
> the description - I am allergic to pinned memory.

While we're at it I'm allergic to fixed size ring buffers :-)

-- Jamie


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