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[Qemu-ppc] [RFC 0/5] Improve balloon handling of pagesizes other than 4k

From: David Gibson
Subject: [Qemu-ppc] [RFC 0/5] Improve balloon handling of pagesizes other than 4kiB
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:24:26 +1100

The virtio-balloon devices was never really thought out for cases
other than 4kiB pagesize on both guest and host.  It works in some
cases, but in others can be ineffectual or even cause guest memory

This series makes a handful of preliminary cleanups, then makes a
change to safely, though not perfectly, handle cases with non 4kiB

David Gibson (5):
  virtio-balloon: Remove unnecessary MADV_WILLNEED on deflate
  virtio-balloon: Corrections to address verification
  virtio-balloon: Rework ballon_page() interface
  virtio-balloon: Use ram_block_discard_range() instead of raw madvise()
  virtio-balloon: Safely handle BALLOON_PAGE_SIZE < host page size

 hw/virtio/virtio-balloon.c         | 100 ++++++++++++++++++++++++-----
 include/hw/virtio/virtio-balloon.h |   3 +
 2 files changed, 87 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)


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