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Re: [Xen-devel] yanked share, round 2

> This is similar to ideas people have had for shared buffer cache
> without memory overcommitment.

Quite similar to the mechanisms I'm incorporating into XenFS, for one thing.

> Seems to me that the Xen-level mechanism 
> for doing the sharing could easily be identical, and the differences in
> interface, access control and other policy could be hidden in a share
> manager in a suitably-privileged domain.

Agreed, doesn't seem like it needs to be an in-Xen service.


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