[cgl_discussion] Request for HPI usage information
rusty at linux.co.intel.com
Wed Apr 16 09:00:53 PDT 2003
On Wed, 2003-04-16 at 07:25, Mika Kukkonen wrote:
> Let me ask you a counter-question: are you planning to support non-x86
> architectures? My point is that those platforms that have limited RAM
> etc. are usually non-x86.
OpenHPI will have a base infrastructure that should not be architecture
specific (although until somebody volunteers to test on other
architectures then we could have unidentified bugs), and plugins that
might be architecture or platform specific depending on what the plugin
is trying to do.
> In CGL we do have remained HW agnostic, but I think we have assumed that
> memory is not a limiting factor, which would imply that an answer to
> both your questions is "reasonable", i.e. no limitations unless you
> create a memory eating monster :-)
Too bad. I really missed working on memory eating monsters from back in
my days of battling Mozilla. :->
> On Tue, 2003-04-15 at 16:31, Rusty Lynch wrote:
> > The OpenHPI (http://openhpi.sf.net) is currently working through some of
> > the very basic design questions that any new software project would have
> > to answer. One thing that we (wearing my OpenHPI hat) need from the CGL
> > working group is some information on how an HPI will be used on Linux in
> > a carrier environment, so basically usage information.
> > I know there is a lot to this question, but please help us with at least
> > the following basic questions:
> > * What kind of memory foot print is acceptable for OpenHPI?
> > Are we talking about systems with only a few precious bits of RAM, a
> > normal mid-range kind of pizza box, or a big monster DB server?
> > * What kind of persistence foot print is acceptable for OpenHPI?
> > Are we talking about a system that the entire operating system loads
> > out of 16M or 32M of flash, or is libohpi.so going to be loaded from
> > some network drive?
> > --rustyl
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