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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 1/3 V7] add nodeGetCPUmap() for getting available CPU IDs in a cpumap.

On Tue, Mar 06, 2012 at 10:02:15PM -0700, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 03/06/2012 05:10 AM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > 
> > This all appears to work.  I built my own libvirt with the three
> > remaining patches and was able to read pCPU information for a running
> > domain.
> The libvirt side is now pushed.
> Rich:
> The documentation in libvirt.c correctly says that calling
> virDomainGetCPUStats(dom, NULL, 0, 0, 0, 0) must tell you part of the
> information needed to compute the size of an array to allocate; but in
> v7, the return was off by one too small.  But it was generally masked by
> the v7 virsh code overallocating to a fixed 128 slots rather than paying
> attention to the return value.  I fixed both those problems before
> pushing the libvirt patches, but since you tested with v7 instead of my
> fixed version, you may need to double check that virt-top isn't making
> the same mistakes, as it might be a boundary case that only strikes on
> machines with 128 physical CPUs.

TBH I found the documentation for virDomainGetCPUStats to be very
confusing indeed.  I couldn't really tell if virt-top is calling the
API correctly or not, so I simply used Fujitsu's code directly.

Do you have any comments on whether this is correct or not?



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