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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 00/10] virtio-mem: paravirtualized memory
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On 14.04.20 18:28, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 14, 2020 at 11:15:18AM +0200, David Hildenbrand wrote:
>> On 29.03.20 14:42, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
>>> On Wed, Mar 11, 2020 at 06:14:12PM +0100, David Hildenbrand wrote:
>>>> This series is based on latest linux-next. The patches are located at:
>>>> https://github.com/davidhildenbrand/linux.git virtio-mem-v2
>>>>
>>>> I now have acks for all !virtio-mem changes. I'll be happy to get review
>>>> feedback, testing reports, etc. for the virtio-mem changes. If there are
>>>> no further comments, I guess this is good to go as a v1 soon.
>>>
>>> I'd like to queue it for merge after the release. If you feel it's ready
>>> please ping me after the release to help make sure it didn't get
>>> dropped. I see there were some reports about people having trouble
>>> using this, pls keep working on this meanwhile.
>>
>> Hi Michael,
>>
>> I think this is ready to go as a first version. There are a couple of
>> future work items related to kexec/kdump:
>> - Teach kexec-tools/kexec_file_load() to not place the kexec
>> kernel/initrd onto virtio-mem added memory.
>> - Teach kexec-tools/kdump to consider a bigger number of memory
>> resources for dumping.
>>
>> In general, as virtio-mem adds a lot of memory resources, we might want
>> to tweak performance in that area as well. Future stuff.
>>
>> So I suggest queuing this. If you need a resend, please let me know.
>>
>> Cheers!
>
> Thanks!
> I'll queue it for merge after the release. If possible please ping me
> after the release to help make sure it didn't get dropped.

If we could get this into 5.8, that would be great (IOW, have it in
-next for a while before the 5.8 merge window opens).

Thanks!

--
Thanks,

David / dhildenb

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