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Re: A question about mirage


I've not tried configuring XSM/FLASK yet but I do know it's only necessary for 
the domain getinfo hyper call, which is only necessary to detect domain 
shutdown (and that a ring should be shutdown). Without it everything will work 
but you'll slowly leak memory.

Dave Scott
XenServer System Architect

On Feb 4, 2013, at 12:17 PM, "Anil Madhavapeddy" <anil@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I have no idea  about the state of XSM/FLASK I'm afraid.  Dave Scott is 
> probably the person most qualified to answer this one, as he's built 
> oxenstored as a stub domain already.
> -a
> On 4 Feb 2013, at 12:11, tech mailinglists <mailinglists.tech@xxxxxxxxx> 
> wrote:
>> Hello Anil,
>> thanks for your reply. This sounds very good to me. I think that Mirage is a 
>> great project, I think that the building of specialized appliances will be 
>> the future.
>> I have another question about a special Mirage usecase: I builded a 
>> oxenstored mirage appliance which worked without problems. Now I would like 
>> to run it on a Xen 4.2.1 with Linux 3.7.4. I talked already with some 
>> persons and they say that there are problems with XSM/FLASK. Daniel de Graaf 
>> wrote an XSM/FLASK ruleset which should work with 4.3 unstable in this 
>> mailinglist post: 
>> http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-devel/2013-01/msg00956.html
>> Do you know whether it's possible to modify this ruleset so that oxenstored 
>> could work on 4.2.1 and the given XSM/FLASK features in this version?
>> Best Regards
>> 2013/2/4 Anil Madhavapeddy <anil@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Not yet; you have to use the Mirage base module which provides the OS 
>> abstraction. However, some software is already written to be functorised 
>> across an OS module for portability, such as the Arakoon database engine 
>> (arakoon.org).  These were quite easy to port to Mirage.  Others, such as 
>> MLDonkey, use the Unix module extensively and are harder.
>> Raphael Proust is looking into a Mirage/UNIX compatibility layer, so this is 
>> something we'll expand on more later on in the year once a stable first 
>> version has been released.
>> -anil
>> On 4 Feb 2013, at 10:29, tech mailinglists <mailinglists.tech@xxxxxxxxx> 
>> wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> I have a question about the mirage OS. Is it possible to run every OCaml 
>>> Source Code in mirage? So would it be possible to run for example a 
>>> webserver written in OCaml or MLDonkey in mirage?
>>> Best Regards



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