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Re: [Xen-devel] is the hypervisor another domain?

On 8 Mar 2005, at 20:13, Rob Gardner wrote:

Diwaker Gupta wrote:
However, I see a lot of instances where the id as recorded above
reports a value of 32767. I'm guessing this is the hypervisor? It'll
be great if someone can shed some light on this -- does the scheduler
treat the hypervisor as just another domain?

ID 32767 is the "idle" domain, which runs whenever there's no runnable domain.

I think the round-robin scheduler might include the idle domain in the round-robin schedule. It really is very brain-dead -- I expect we will remove it as part of our current scheduler cleanups.

 -- Keir

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