Re: Xen is a feature

From: Jaswinder Singh Rajput
Date: Fri May 29 2009 - 02:38:59 EST

Hi Dave,

On Thu, 2009-05-28 at 21:05 -0700, David Miller wrote:
> From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
> Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 17:45:34 -0700
> > Ingo Molnar wrote:
> >> Xen changes - especially dom0 - are overwhelmingly not about improving
> >> Linux, but about having some special hook and extra treatment in
> >> random places - and that's really bad.
> >>
> >
> > You've made this argument a few times now, and I take exception to it.
> >
> > It seems to be predicated on the idea that Xen has some kind of niche
> > usage, with barely more users than Voyager. Or that it is a parasite
> > sitting on the side of Linux, being a pure drain.
> I don't see Ingo's comments, whether I agree with them or not, as
> an implication of Xen being niche. Rather I see his comments as
> an opposition to how Xen is implemented.

You can see Ingo's comments and whole thread under subject :

Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [GIT PULL] Xen APIC hooks (with io_apic_ops)


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