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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 3/8] xen: delay allocation of grant table sub structures

On 06/09/17 10:44, Paul Durrant wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Xen-devel [mailto:xen-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
>> Juergen Gross
>> Sent: 06 September 2017 09:26
>> To: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Cc: Juergen Gross <jgross@xxxxxxxx>; sstabellini@xxxxxxxxxx; Wei Liu
>> <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx>; George Dunlap <George.Dunlap@xxxxxxxxxx>;
>> Andrew Cooper <Andrew.Cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>; Ian Jackson
>> <Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxx>; Tim (Xen.org) <tim@xxxxxxx>;
>> jbeulich@xxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 3/8] xen: delay allocation of grant table sub
>> structures
>> Delay the allocation of the grant table sub structures in order to
>> allow modifying parameters needed for sizing of these structures at a
>> per domain basis. Either do it from gnttab_setup_table() or just
>> before the domain is started the first time.
> Why does it need to be in two places? Could it not just be done on the first 
> call to gnttab_grow_table()?

Could be difficult for e.g. a xenstore domain: it might make use of
the maptrack frames before that, so it would explode then.

It should be possible, however, to move the call to grant_table_init()
from gnttab_setup_table() to gnttab_grow_table().


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