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From: Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org>
To: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
Cc: kvm-devel@lists.sourceforge.net, Avi Kivity <avi@qumranet.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [kvm-devel] [RFC] Stable kvm userspace interface
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 03:26:13 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <45A5F4A5.9000408@garzik.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200701110834.43800.arnd@arndb.de>

Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Tuesday 09 January 2007 14:47, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>> Can we please avoid adding a ton of new ioctls?  ioctls inevitably 
>> require 64-bit compat code for certain architectures, whereas 
>> sysfs/procfs does not.
> 
> For performance reasons, an ascii string based interface is not
> desireable here, some of these calls should be optimized to
> the point of counting cycles.

sysfs does not require ASCII...

	Jeff




  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-01-11  8:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-09 13:37 Avi Kivity
2007-01-09 13:47 ` Jeff Garzik
2007-01-09 14:02   ` [kvm-devel] " James Morris
2007-01-09 14:11   ` Avi Kivity
2007-01-11  7:34   ` [kvm-devel] " Arnd Bergmann
2007-01-11  8:03     ` Avi Kivity
2007-01-11  8:26     ` Jeff Garzik [this message]
2007-01-11  8:32       ` Avi Kivity
2007-01-12 11:19       ` Pavel Machek
2007-01-11 17:40     ` David Lang
2007-01-11  7:26 ` Arnd Bergmann
2007-01-11  8:02   ` Avi Kivity

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