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Re: [Xen-devel] HVM performance improvements

On 06/08/13 15:36, Keir Fraser wrote:
> On 06/08/2013 14:48, "Andrew Cooper" <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> This is re-post of my patchset to reduce the number of VMexits caused by
>> RomBIOS.  These patches have been included in several releases of XenServer,
>> and have had a substantial improvement to VM bootstorm scalability.
>> Signed-off-by: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> CC: Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxx>
>> CC: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
>> CC: George Dunlap <george.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Aren't we primarily using seabios now anyway? Anyhow these looked sane to
> me.

Upstream perhaps, but there will still be substantial use of
qemu-traditional.  XenServer for example will be maintaining both qemu's
for the forseeable future, and I expect other larger distros will.

(Also, these patches have been pending since early 4.2 without specific
concerns against them, but I clearly didn't badger enough to get them

> Acked-by: Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxx>

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