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Date:	Tue, 13 Nov 2007 09:36:42 -0200
From:	Glauber de Oliveira Costa <gcosta@...hat.com>
To:	Andi Kleen <ak@...e.de>
CC:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, akpm@...ux-foundation.org,
	glommer@...il.com, tglx@...utronix.de, mingo@...e.hu,
	rusty@...tcorp.com.au, chrisw@...s-sol.org, avi@...ranet.com,
	anthony@...emonkey.ws, virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org,
	lguest@...abs.org, kvm-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net,
	zach@...are.com, jun.nakajima@...el.com,
	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>, kiran@...lemp.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 24/24] make vsmp a paravirt client

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Andi Kleen escreveu:
> On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 04:43:05PM -0200, Glauber de Oliveira Costa wrote:
>> This patch makes vsmp a paravirt client. It now uses the whole
>> infrastructure provided by pvops. When we detect we're running
>> a vsmp box, we change the irq-related paravirt operations (and so,
>> it have to happen quite early), and the patching function
> 
> The PARAVIRT ifdefs look wrong. Surely you don't need them at all
> because it cannot work at all without paravirt.

The vsmp_64.c file is now compiled unconditionally, according to which
me and kiran agreed to. The detection code is always run, but will only
trigger when a suitable box is found. Accordingly, the paravirt structs
are only touched when PARAVIRT is on. Otherwise, we don't even have the
symbols.

> Also you got some white space damage.

Thanks, will fix.

> And the "EM64T based comment" is wrong because there are AMD based 
> vSMPs too.
Just got it as-is from the old Kconfig. Do you think it should be fixed
as well?

> -Andi

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