Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
> Jan Kiszka wrote:
>> Picking up the earlier discussion of CPU affinity of shadow threads,
>> this patch now opens the possibility to assign a CPU mask on
>> xnshadow_map. It cleans up the related nucleus code and updates all
>> callers of xnshadow_map appropriately.
>> Be warned, it's only tested on (q)emulated SMP. Comments and test
>> reports on real hardware are welcome.
> It is only possible to set the affinity of a user-space thread, why
> adding another way to do it ?

I'm not yet completely understanding what you mean.

So far the affinity was indirectly assigned to some xnthread by the CPU
the caller of xnshadow_map happened to run on. Now this is done
explicitly, thus in a more robust way (there was an undefined path in
the old code) and without duplicating code (/wrt skins).


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