Anders Eriksson C (KI/EAB) wrote:
>> Yes. I know. But see for 2.6.18-rc7:
>> The kernel devolopers changed it again, and have also touble with
>> dynamic GDT.
>> Anders: An other idea is, to run coLinux as 'hotplugable'
>> CPU. See that
>> this CPU skipped simple the GDT setting with a "goto old_gdt".
> Yep. That might work. I don't know anyting about hotplugging CPUs
> though. Wouldn't the boot CPU need the GDT stuff setup early on
Yes. But, the boot CPU is on Windows side. That's why colinux-daemon
located the symbol gdt_table and setup the registers to that label for
the for the first OS switch.
> generally, I think we should try to monitor the hotplug stuff and
> try to use it as best we can. How about hotplugging the memory?
> At least after the boot sequence, it would be cool to be able to
> add/drop memory to the running instance using memory hotplug.
;-) I'm fighting with gdt and you are good dreaming ;-)