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Re: [Xen-devel] Domain asking for its own destruction

To: Jacob Gorm Hansen <jacob@xxxxxxxx>, xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Domain asking for its own destruction
From: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 07 Jan 2004 20:40:01 +0000
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> > hi,
> > 
> > is it possible for a domain != 0 to ask for its own destruction?
> > 
> > Jacob
> Not yet. We'll soon have shared comms rings between each guest and
> domain-0, which can then be used to "proxy" such requests to the
> existing DOM0 control interface. 

Whoops. Actually a domain can request destruction -- that's what the
HYPERVISOR_exit() hypercall is for! It's the preferred way to
terminate a domain because it allows the guest OS to clean up first.

 -- Keir

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