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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen 4.3 related documents - these need review and improvement in the coming weeks

  • To: lars.kurth@xxxxxxx
  • From: Dietmar Hahn <dietmar.hahn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2013 11:48:09 +0200
  • Cc: Russell Pavlicek <russell.pavlicek@xxxxxxxxxx>, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>, Jan Beulich <JBeulich@xxxxxxxx>, "xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Am Dienstag 30 April 2013, 10:41:55 schrieb Lars Kurth:
> On 30/04/2013 08:00, Jan Beulich wrote:
> > I fixed what was obvious, but I wonder where the OVMF/Tianocore
> > line originates from: This was disabled in 4.2 (as it didn't build except
> > with one specific gcc version iirc), and I didn't see its state change
> > in -unstable. And in any event - afaict - this is at best experimental.
> >
> > Jan
> Thank you Jan. Looking at the logs this line came from Ian Campbell 
> (added this to 4.2 on Sept 10 2012).
> I am happy to mark this as disabled (footnote [4]) and/or experimental. 
> Any views?
> On 30/04/2013 09:02, Dietmar Hahn wrote:
> > The description for vPMU is stated with "Virtual Power Management Unit 
> > for HVM guests". On xen-devel vPMU is normally meant to be "Virtual 
> > Performance Monitoring Unit"
> > So what is meant here?
> > Dietmar. 
> That is a good question. Again, looking at the logs, Ian Campbell added 
> these in the same batch as the item above. Probably just a typo. Please 
> somebody make a call and advise. I guess if it is Virtual Performance 
> Monitoring Unit, this line should probably also go into the "Tooling" header

Then this entry should also be marked with
[ 4 ] Disabled by default (enable with hypervisor command line option)
as the vpmu flag must be specfied to enable the vPMU.


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