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Re: [Xen-devel] pvops xen_blkfront does not enforce device names

On 29/04/16 08:29, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>> On 29.04.16 at 08:45, <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 03:28:45PM +0200, Olaf Hering wrote:
>>> Why does xen_blkfront not enforce kernel device names from domU.cfg?
>>> In my PV domU.cfg I still have something like this:
>>> disk=[ 'file:/path,hda,w' ]
>>> With pvops and xen_blkfront I get xvda.
>>> With xenlinux and xenblk I get hda.
>> It has no business subverting the hda device names which
>> are specifically for legacy devices.
> That's one view. The other is that people moving from XenoLinux to
> pv-ops are in trouble without it. How did you (or Citrix, if anyone of
> them looks) deal with this when doing the transition?

XenServer always named its PV disks as xvda etc.


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