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Re: [Xen-users] [HOWTO] Running Xen 4.0 host (dom0) with Redhat Enterpri

To: Digimer <linux@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] [HOWTO] Running Xen 4.0 host (dom0) with Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL6)
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2010 20:28:50 +0200
Cc: Rudi Ahlers <Rudi@xxxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 01:04:55PM -0500, Digimer wrote:
> On 11/19/2010 12:11 PM, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 12:08:30PM -0500, Digimer wrote:
>>> On 11/18/2010 03:39 PM, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
>>>> Note the kernel reference .config has debugging stuff enabled,
>>>> so that will slow down dom0.
>>>> -- Pasi
>>> With regard to this;
>>> I've been hoping to create a set of updated KVM vs. Xen benchmarks as
>>> I've seen this asked for of late and existing data is>3 years old.
>>> I would like to get the kernel setup relatively similarly to how it will
>>> be setup if/when an RPM is provided for RHEL 6.
>>> These are the DEBUG entries I found in .config from your tutorial. Which
>>> are reasonable to set to n/m or just comment out? Did I miss anything
>>> else I should change? Again, I'm not looking to optimize, just to get
>>> closer to what the final generally available kernel will have.
>> Yeah, you should definitely disable the various DEBUG options
>> for performance benchmarking.
>> -- Pasi
> Thanks, I'm compiling now. If it works, I'll post my patch for  
> review/critique. :P


How/what are you thinking of benchmarking? 

-- Pasi

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