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Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC v3 5/6] xen/arm: Add log_dirty support for ARM

On 05/12/2014 03:00 PM, Wei Huang wrote:
> On 05/11/2014 10:28 AM, Julien Grall wrote:
>>   the guest very soon. With this
>> solution there is a 1GB hole between the 2 banks. Your function will
>> therefore
>> stop to work.
>> Furthermore, Xen should not assume that the layout of the guest will
>> always start
>> I think you can use max_mapped_pfn and lowest_mapped_pfn here. You may
>> need to
>> modify a bit the signification of it in the p2m code or introduce a
>> new field.
> These two values don't work for the purpose of dirty tracking. What we
> need are two fields to track _physical_ memory. lowest_mapped_pfn tracks
> all memory types, which doesn't apply here.
> Will new fields to track physical ram space acceptable for you?

I'm fine with new fields to track physical RAM space. Don't forget it
may have non-RAM hole in this range.


Julien Grall

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