Re: Xen is a feature
From: David Miller
Date: Fri May 29 2009 - 02:51:24 EST
From: Jaswinder Singh Rajput <jaswinder@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 29 May 2009 12:07:32 +0530
> 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)
Jeremy is specifically commenting on Ingo's quoted "argument".
And that "argument" is what he takes "exception to".
And that's the scope of what I'm commenting on too.
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