[SeaBIOS] [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH v4 00/30] ACPI memory hotplug
lig.fnst at cn.fujitsu.com
Wed Mar 27 08:39:21 CET 2013
在 2013-03-26二的 11:20 -0300，Eduardo Habkost写道：
> On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 02:18:00PM +0800, li guang wrote:
> > 在 2013-01-09三的 01:08 +0100，Andreas Färber写道：
> > > Am 18.12.2012 13:41, schrieb Vasilis Liaskovitis:
> > > > Because dimm layout needs to be configured on machine-boot, all dimm devices
> > > > need to be specified on startup command line (either with populated=on or with
> > > > populated=off). The dimm information is stored in dimm configuration structures.
> > > >
> > > > After machine startup, dimms are hot-added or removed with normal device_add
> > > > and device_del operations e.g.:
> > > > Hot-add syntax: "device_add dimm,id=mydimm0,bus=membus.0"
> > > > Hot-remove syntax: "device_del dimm,id=mydimm0"
> > >
> > > This sounds contradictory: Either all devices need to be specified on
> > > the command line, or they can be hot-added via monitor.
> > >
> > > Assuming a fixed layout at startup, I wonder if there is another clever
> > > way to model this... For CPU hotplug Anthony had suggested to have a
> > > fixed set of link<Socket> properties that get set to a CPU socket as
> > > needed. Might a similar strategy work for memory, i.e. a
> > > startup-configured amount of link<DIMM>s on /machine/dimm[n] that point
> > > to a QOM DIMM object or NULL if unpopulated? Hot(un)plug would then
> > > simply work via QMP qom-set command. (CC'ing some people)
> > Sorry, what's link<>, did it adopted by cpu-QOM?
> "link<...>" is a QOM construct, allowing properties that point to other
> objects. We don't use it on the CPU objects yet.
> > can you give some hints?
> Look for mentions of "link" in the doc comments at include/qom/object.h.
OK, I see, Thanks!
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