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Re: [Xen-devel] couple of queries

> 1) after a domain has been shut down, it just sits there instead of
>    going away. now, it also did this back at r1.951, but you could
>    then remove it with the destroy command. right now, however
>    (r1.1014) that doesn't do anything. The console port is also
>    left lying around open.

The new 'xend' controller daemon is not informing the device drivers
that the domain is dead. They therefore ocntinue to hold onto shared
memory pages (which are used for inter-domain communications), and
these outstanding references keep the destroyed domain alive.

 -- Keir

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