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Re: [Xen-devel] [patch] xen udev rule interfering with openvpn

Ian Campbell writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [patch] xen udev rule interfering with 
> On Fri, 2012-04-20 at 11:55 +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > I'm not quite up to speed with all the context here but is the reason
> > that you're not suggesting "xen-" is that that's already used for
> > something else ?
> This is to distinguish the vif device from the associated tap device,
> which would otherwise both be called whatever the user gave as "vifname"
> in their config, so for vifname=foo you would get foo (the PV one) and
> xen-foo (the EMU one) which does the job but doesn't really distinguish
> them.

Ah, I see.  This sounds like more a job for a suffix than a prefix so
if we can spare 4 chars I would suggest foo-emu.


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