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Re: [libvirt] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] vl.c: Support multiple CPU ranges on -numa option



Markus Armbruster <armbru redhat com> writes:

> Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com> writes:
>
>> This allows "," to be used a separator between each CPU range.  Note
>> that commas inside key=value command-line options have to be escaped
>> using ",,", so the command-line will look like:
>>
>>   -numa node,cpus=A,,B,,C,,D
>
> This is really, really ugly, and an embarrassment to document.  Which
> you didn't ;)
>
> What about
>
>     -numa node,cpus=A,cpus=B,cpus=C,cpus=D
>
> Yes, QemuOpts lets you do that.  Getting all the values isn't as easy as
> it could be (unless you use Laszlo's opt-visitor), but that could be
> improved.

No more of this.

 -numa node,cpus=A:B:C:D 

if you want to express a list.

Regards,

Anthony Liguori

>
>> Note that the following format, currently used by libvirt:
>>
>>   -numa nodes,cpus=A,B,C,D
>>
>> will _not_ work yet, as "," is the option separator for the command-line
>> option parser, and it will require changing the -numa option parsing
>> code to handle "cpus" as a special case.
>
> No way.


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