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Re: [Xen-API] Comments on VM and host classes

To: Jim Fehlig <jfehlig@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-API] Comments on VM and host classes
From: Ewan Mellor <ewan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 18:03:50 +0100
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On Mon, Jun 26, 2006 at 04:53:49PM -0600, Jim Fehlig wrote:

> The VM class has a boot_method field of type boot_type, which includes 
> the value kernel_internal.  I'm assuming kernel_internal can be used to 
> support bootloaders such as domUloader.  There doesn't appear to be a 
> way to specify which disk to find the internal kernel though.  E.g. I 
> give the VM multiple disks (or a single disk with multiple partitions), 
> how would I indicate that the "internal" kernel can be found on /dev/hdb 
> or /dev/hda2, etc?

That's missing, you're right.  I'll roll that in along with the changes to

> Should host class contain fields related to memory, e..g amount of host 
> memory, amount consumed by VMs, max amount available for new VMs?

These would be good to have, certainly.  I'll roll those in too.


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