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Re: [Xen-users] blktap2 does not work

  • To: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <fajar@xxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Łukasz Oleś <lukaszoles@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2010 07:37:48 +0200
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2010/6/23 Fajar A. Nugraha <fajar@xxxxxxxxx>:
> Really? blktap2 wont work with pygrub?
> You might want to try pv-grub then. That's what I'm using on my test
> environment, RHEL5/xen 4.0.0 from Gitco . The hard part for me (back
> then) was finding a dom0 kernel that works correctly and reliably.

Stubdom and pvgrub are also missing in debian package...

> Another thing that I observe from several dom0 kernels I tried (2.6.32
> pv_ops and suse's -xen kernel), is that if you have the new blktap2
> module loaded (blktap or blktap2, depends on the kernel) but NOT
> having old blktap module loaded (blktap, xenblktap, or even not
> available at all), simply using "tap:aio" would end up using blktap2
> as well (check /sys/class/blktap2/devices).

Yes, blktap2 is default now.

Łukasz Oleś

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