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balloon: try harder to balloon up under memory pressure.

Currently if the balloon driver is unable to increase the guest's
reservation it assumes the failure was due to reaching its full
allocation, gives up on the ballooning operation and records the limit
it reached as the "hard limit". The driver will not try again until
the target is set again (even to the same value).

However it is possible that ballooning has in fact failed due to
memory pressure in the host and therefore it is desirable to keep
attempting to reach the target in case memory becomes available. The
most likely scenario is that some guests are ballooning down while
others are ballooning up and therefore there is temporary memory
pressure while things stabilise. You would not expect a well behaved
toolstack to ask a domain to balloon to more than its allocation nor
would you expect it to deliberately over-commit memory by setting
balloon targets which exceed the total host memory.

This patch drops the concept of a hard limit and causes the balloon
driver to retry increasing the reservation on a timer in the same
manner as when decreasing the reservation.

Also if we partially succeed in increasing the reservation
(i.e. receive less pages than we asked for) then we may as well keep
those pages rather than returning them to Xen.

Signed-off-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@citrix.com>
author Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@citrix.com>
date Fri Jun 05 14:01:20 2009 +0100 (2009-06-05)
parents 831230e53067
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1 /*
2 * fixup-mpc30x.c, The Victor MP-C303/304 specific PCI fixups.
3 *
4 * Copyright (C) 2002,2004 Yoichi Yuasa <yoichi_yuasa@tripeaks.co.jp>
5 *
6 * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
7 * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
8 * the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
9 * (at your option) any later version.
10 *
11 * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
12 * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
14 * GNU General Public License for more details.
15 *
16 * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
17 * along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
18 * Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA
19 */
20 #include <linux/init.h>
21 #include <linux/pci.h>
23 #include <asm/vr41xx/mpc30x.h>
25 static const int internal_func_irqs[] __initdata = {
27 VRC4173_AC97_IRQ,
28 VRC4173_USB_IRQ,
29 };
31 static const int irq_tab_mpc30x[] __initdata = {
32 [12] = VRC4173_PCMCIA1_IRQ,
33 [13] = VRC4173_PCMCIA2_IRQ,
34 [29] = MQ200_IRQ,
35 };
37 int __init pcibios_map_irq(struct pci_dev *dev, u8 slot, u8 pin)
38 {
39 if (slot == 30)
40 return internal_func_irqs[PCI_FUNC(dev->devfn)];
42 return irq_tab_mpc30x[slot];
43 }
45 /* Do platform specific device initialization at pci_enable_device() time */
46 int pcibios_plat_dev_init(struct pci_dev *dev)
47 {
48 return 0;
49 }