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Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC v2 03/11] docs: new design document multi-thread-t

From: Sergey Fedorov
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC v2 03/11] docs: new design document multi-thread-tcg.txt (DRAFTING)
Date: Fri, 6 May 2016 14:25:51 +0300
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On 05/04/16 18:32, Alex Bennée wrote:
> This is a current DRAFT of a design proposal for upgrading TCG emulation
> to take advantage of modern CPUs by running a thread-per-CPU. The
> document goes through the various areas of the code affected by such a
> change and proposes design requirements for each part of the solution.
> It has been written *without* explicit reference to the current ongoing
> efforts to introduce this feature. The hope being we can review and
> discuss the design choices without assuming the current choices taken by
> the implementation are correct.
> Signed-off-by: Alex Bennée <address@hidden>
> ---
> v1
>   - initial version
> v2
>   - update discussion on locks
>   - bit more detail on vCPU scheduling
>   - explicitly mention Translation Blocks
>   - emulated hardware state already covered by iomutex
>   - a few minor rewords

We could also include a few words about icount mode support in MTTCG.

Kind regards,

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