On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 9:16 AM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
> On Sun, Aug 01, 2010 at 03:00:31PM -0700, Dulloor wrote:
>> Sorry for the delay. I have been busy with other things.
> Np. Can you CC these patches in the future to Andre?
> His email is Andre Przywara <andre.przywara@xxxxxxx>
Sure, thanks ! :) I should be cc'ing Jun Nakajima too.
> In the meantime, I am CC-ing him here.
>> Summary of the patches :
>> In this patch series, we implement the following ~
>>  Memory allocation schemes for VMs on NUMA platforms : The specific
>> allocation allocation strategies available as configuration parameters are -
>> * CONFINE - Confine the VM memory to a single NUMA node.
>> strategy = "confine"
>> * STRIPE - Stripe the VM memory across a specified number of nodes.
>> strategy = "stripe"
>> vnodes = <num>
>> stripesz = <in pages>
>> * SPLIT - Split the VM memory across a specified number of nodes
>> to construct virtual nodes, which are then exposed to the VM.
>> For now, we require the number of vnodes and number of vcpus to
>> be powers of 2 (for symmetric distribution), as opposed to using
>> strategy = "split"
>> vnodes = <num>
>> * AUTO - Choose a scheme automatically, based on memory distribution
>> across the nodes. The strategy attempts CONFINE and STRIPE(by
>> dividing memory in equal parts) in that order. If both fail, then
>> it reverts to the existing non-numa allocation.
>> strategy = "auto"
>> * No Configuration - No change from existing behaviour.
>>  HVM NUMA guests : If the user specifies "split" strategy, we expose the
>> virtual nodes to the HVM (SRAT/SLIT).
>>  Disable migration : For now, the allocation information is not preserved
>> across migration, so we just disable migration. We will address this in the
>> patch series.
>>  PoD (Populate on Demand) : For now, PoD is disabled internally if a NUMA
>> allocation strategy is specified and applied to a VM. We will address
>> this in the
>> next patch series.
>> Changes from previous version :
>>  The guest interface structure has been modified per Keir's suggestions.
>> Most changes from previous version are due to this.
>>  Cleaned up debug code in setup_guest (spotted by George).
>> Signed-off-by: Dulloor <dulloor@xxxxxxxxx>
>> tools/firmware/hvmloader/acpi/acpi2_0.h | 64 ++++++
>> tools/firmware/hvmloader/acpi/build.c | 122 ++++++++++++
>> tools/libxc/Makefile | 2 +
>> tools/libxc/ia64/xc_ia64_hvm_build.c | 1 +
>> tools/libxc/xc_cpumap.c | 88 +++++++++
>> tools/libxc/xc_cpumap.h | 113 +++++++++++
>> tools/libxc/xc_dom_numa.c | 901
>> tools/libxc/xc_dom_numa.h | 73 +++++++
>> tools/libxc/xc_hvm_build.c | 574
>> tools/libxc/xenctrl.h | 19 +
>> tools/libxc/xenguest.h | 1 +
>> tools/libxl/libxl.h | 1 +
>> tools/libxl/libxl_dom.c | 1 +
>> tools/libxl/xl_cmdimpl.c | 44 ++++
>> tools/python/xen/lowlevel/xc/xc.c | 2 +-
>> xen/include/public/arch-x86/dom_numa.h | 91 +++++++++
>> xen/include/public/dom_numa.h | 33 +++
>> xen/include/public/hvm/hvm_info_table.h | 10 +-
>> 18 files changed, 1954 insertions(+), 186 deletions(-)
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