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Re: [Xen-devel] Triggering hotplug scripts multiple times

  • To: Jacob Gorm Hansen <jacobg@xxxxxxx>, Xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 09:08:46 +0100
  • Delivery-date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 09:10:11 +0100
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
  • Thread-index: AcdyoqOy4iiINN6VEduBHgAWy6hiGQ==
  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] Triggering hotplug scripts multiple times

On 30/3/07 09:01, "Jacob Gorm Hansen" <jacobg@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> I am not sure what the correct workaround is, other than paying
> attention to the quality of hotplug scripts.  Somehow it feels wrong
> that a guest domain is able to arbitrarily trigger scripts in dom0,
> though the ability to restart devices is a necessity for unprivileged
> boot-loaders.  Perhaps the hotplug scripts should only be triggered
> once, the first time the frontend is configured?

I thought the scripts only triggered when the backend device was first
created. I don't think they should need to execute on frontend state

 -- Keir

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