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Re: [Xen-devel] Where can I find some tutorial or manual on how to use xenstore?

Ewan Mellor wrote:

On Wed, Jun 28, 2006 at 02:38:15PM +0100, Nick Logan wrote:

The driver was started outside of xend, using a varient of Jacob's buscreate program to set the necessary values in xenstore. As this a 3rd party driver, I'm looking for a solution that does not involve xm or xend changes, if that's possible. I'll take a look at the blktap patches to see if that helps.

Xend is explicitly bringing the devices back up on restore.  If you
deliberately bypass it, then you are going to have to do that bringup

I guessed that would be the case. The bringup for a restore would be quite straighforward but more complex for migration. Has anyone suggested hooks for xend to deal with 3rd party drivers so that it could initialise and restore devices that are supported by these drivers? This would enable new drivers to be implemented without changes to xend.



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