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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Intel/vpmu: Use Intel VPMU quirk on all family 6 processors


Jun, Eddie and I are all in the same team. I'm the new comer but I've been in 
the team for about a year and a half now. 



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jan Beulich [mailto:JBeulich@xxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, May 31, 2013 1:04 AM
> To: Dong, Eddie; Nakajima, Jun; Auld, Will
> Cc: George.Dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; Dugger, Donald D; Shan, Haitao; xen-
> devel; boris.ostrovsky@xxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Intel/vpmu: Use Intel VPMU quirk on
> all family 6 processors
> >>> On 31.05.13 at 05:53, "Auld, Will" <will.auld@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Regarding the recent discussion on "[Xen-devel] [PATCH] Intel/vpmu:
> > Use Intel VPMU quirk on all family 6 processors" I believe that
> > George's suggestion is the proper approach for Xen 4.3. Extending the
> > check_pmc_quirk() to return true for all P6 family processors may be
> > overkill but should cover the issue until we have a better handle on
> it.
> >
> > Internally, we are beginning some characterization work but the
> > outcome is uncertain and is likely to take some time. In addition it
> > is unlikely to materially change current issues. So regardless of the
> > outcome, if any, we should move forward with the expanded coverage in
> check_pmc_quirk().
> Thanks Will.
> Jun, Eddie - I take it that this was internally to Intel agreed upon,
> and hence I'll go ahead and commit the patch without an explicit ack
> from either of you. If this is a problem, we'll have to revert...
> Jan

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