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Re: [Xen-devel] 4.2 Release Plan / TODO

On Wed, 2012-05-02 at 16:02 +0100, Dario Faggioli wrote:
> [...]
> Therefore, I'm officially proposing to add "automatic NUMA placement and
> vcpu pinning in xl" here below:
> > tools, blockers:
> > ... 
> > * xl compatibility with xm:
> >               * [BUG] cannot create an empty CD-ROM driver on HVM guest,
> >                 reported by Fabio Fantoni in
> >                 <4F9672DD.2080902@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >               * [BUG] does not honour scheduler weight params, reported
> >                 by Dieter Bloms in <20120423193518.GA16134@xxxxxxxx>,
> >                 Dieter has posted a patch.
>                 * does not automatically try to select a (set of) 
>                   node(s) on which to create a VM and pin its vcpus
>                   there.
> The strong case I'm making is that not having this is a regression wrt
> default xend behaviour, and it could upset and break stuff for people
> expecting the toolstack tacking care about NUMA, at least in some rough
> way (which btw is what xend is doing).
> I'm not far from having the patches so, if the proposal is accepted, I
> can post them next week, I'm quite sure.
> Thoughts?

I think this is a reasonable thing to accept for 4.2.

BTW, I missed my regular TODO list update this week. Since it is now
Wednesday I'm not going to bother this week and will pick up again on
Tuesday (Monday is a UK public holiday).


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