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From: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com>
To: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@goop.org>
Cc: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@novell.com>,
	Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xensource.com>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: CONFIG_XEN dependencies
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 14:53:48 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20071024195348.GM17536@waste.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <471F965B.6090200@goop.org>

On Wed, Oct 24, 2007 at 12:00:43PM -0700, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> Jan Beulich wrote:
> > The specific goal is to be able to enable the XEN option in our native kernel,
> > which gets configured with M586. So we could live with XEN depending on
> > X86_CMPXCHG, but would definitely need the dependency on X86_TSC
> > dropped. Nevertheless I'd favor even X86_CMPXCHG dropped unless that
> > causes unresolvable (or difficult to resolve) problems.
> 
> Seems reasonable.  Do you have a patch?

You might want a runtime check for these features as a future Xen
hypervisor might eliminate these requirements.

Ok, not really likely, but still possible.

-- 
Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.

  reply	other threads:[~2007-10-24 19:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-10-23 10:03 Jan Beulich
2007-10-23 18:09 ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-10-24  8:31   ` Jan Beulich
2007-10-24 19:00     ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-10-24 19:53       ` Matt Mackall [this message]
2007-10-24 19:56         ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge

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