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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH RFC v1 0/3] Enable XL to set and get per-VCPU work conserving flag for RTDS scheduler

On Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 1:49 PM, Dario Faggioli
<dario.faggioli@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 2017-08-01 at 14:33 -0400, Meng Xu wrote:
>> This series of patches enable the toolstack to
>> set and get per-VCPU work-conserving flag.
>> With the toolstack, system administrators can decide
>> which VCPUs will be made work-conserving.
> Thanks for this series as well, Meng. I'll look at it in the next
> couple of days.
>> We plan to perform two steps in making RTDS scheduler work-
>> conserving:
>> (1) First make all VCPUs work-conserving by default,
>>     which was sent as a separate patch. This work aims for Xen 4.10
>> release.
>> (2) After that, we enable the XL to set and get per-VCPU work-
>> conserving flag,
>>     which is this series of patches.
> I think it's better if you merge the "xen:rtds: towards work conserving
> RTDS" as patch 1 of this series.
> In fact, sending them as separate series, you make people think that
> they're independent, while they're not (as this series is pretty
> useless, without that patch :-P).

Sure. I can do that. :)



Meng Xu
PhD Student in Computer and Information Science
University of Pennsylvania

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