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Re: [Xen-users] custom parameters for vif script

On Sun, 2014-04-20 at 23:06 +0300, Sven KÃhler wrote:
> Am 20.04.2014 22:18, schrieb Ian Campbell:
> > On Sun, 2014-04-20 at 21:06 +0300, Sven KÃhler wrote:
> >> So is there some way of having custom vif parameters that can be used by
> >> a custom vif script?
> > 
> > Other than a custom wrapper for a common script, I'm not aware of
> > anything.
> Oh I see. I could use two different scripts (which would then invoke
> some other script with some parameters). However, luckily, I only need
> one on/off parameter. I hope you realize that I'd need 256 scripts to to
> have a single integer parameter with a range of 0 to 255.

Or have the script use some out of band mechanism. i.e. read the setting
from a file based on the guest name.

> This is a serious shortcoming for anyone who wants to build something
> more fitting than the default vif scripts. Could I somehow persuade you
> into allowing custom parameters in some future release?

Sure: http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Submitting_Xen_Patches


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