Re: [PATCH] virtio-balloon spec: provide a version of the "silent deflate" feature that works

From: Rusty Russell
Date: Wed Sep 12 2012 - 02:33:37 EST

"Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> We have several options:
> 1. No memory overcommit feature. This is always the case ATM!
> 2. Do not hot-plug assigned device.
> 3. Hot-unplug assigned device.
> 4. Some assigned devices can be able to handle memory errors
> e.g. using ATS. Limit hotplug to these.

OK, let's leave it alone, and the first person to try to implement it in
a device can figure out how to fall back.

I replied on the other thread: I think a SILENT_DEFLATE option is
a future optimization.

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