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Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC] x86/hpet: Correct -ENOMEM actions in hpet_fsb_cap_lookup()

On 29/08/13 08:12, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> This patch is RFC as I didn't actually encounter the problem, nor can think 
>> of
>> an easy way of actually testing the correctness of the codepath.  Chances are
>> that if -ENOMEM occurs here, Xen is not actually going to complete booting.
> And you're turning a success case (just using fewer than the
> available channels) into an error one - it was intentionally coded
> this way, and only if there's a problem with that logic I'd consider
> a patch valid.
> Jan

Ah - I had not appreciated that possibility, which does make sense.


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