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Subject: Re: [virtio] New virtio balloon...

On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 02:40:40PM +1030, Rusty Russell wrote:
> "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@redhat.com> writes:
> > On Thu, Feb 06, 2014 at 08:44:22AM -0500, Luiz Capitulino wrote:
> >> I think we shouldn't rush. Actually, I'd very much appreciate if we discuss
> >> automatic/self ballooning calmly on a different thread.
> >> 
> >> On the hand, what does it mean not having the balloon device for v1.0? Does
> >> it mean that we wouldn't have a balloon driver in Linux? I'm asking this
> >> because there are user-space solutions out there for automatic/self
> >> ballooning (like MoM) and we have support for ballooning in other virt stack
> >> components (like in libvirt). Those guys would break w/o a balloon device.
> Indeed.  My feeling at the moment is for 1.0 to relegate the current
> balloon device to legacy, reserve #13 for a new balloon device.  When we
> feel we have something solid, we can add it to the standard.
> Let's discuss it further at the meeting.
> Thanks,
> Rusty.

Basically this boils down to documenting what we have implemented/used
but not adding new features, right?

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