Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH RFC 0/4] xen-block: prevent blkfront for hoardinggrants

From: Roger Pau Monné
Date: Wed Jul 31 2013 - 05:50:44 EST

On 08/07/13 15:03, Roger Pau Monne wrote:
> The following patches prevent blkfront from hoarding all grants in the
> system by allowing blkfront to request blkback to unmap certain grants
> so they can be freed by blkfront. This is done periodically by
> blkfront, unmapping a certain amount of unused persistent grants.
> This series also includes a bug fix for the grant table free callback
> implementation.


IMHO I think 1 should go in (at the end it's a bugfix) and backported to
stable. 2 and 4 (second version) can probably also go in?

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