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Re: [Xen-devel] Inconsistent domain parameter passed to vif-bridge

To: Michael Vrable <mvrable@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Inconsistent domain parameter passed to vif-bridge
From: Ian Pratt <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2004 12:16:10 +0100
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> It seems that the "domain" parameter passed to the vif-bridge script
> isn't always consistent.  When calling "vif-bridge up", domain refers to
> the name assigned to the domain.  When "vif-bridge down" is called,
> domain is of the form "DOM<n>", where <n> is the numeric identifier for
> the domain.

Oops -- that's a bug not a feature.

We probably should be making both the name and the domid
available to the script anyhow. 

> So far I've tracked the problem as far as noticing that NetDev.destroy
> in python/xen/xend/server/netif.py isn't passed the name of the domain,
> but I haven't figured out how to best fix this.  I'm willing to work on
> it a bit; any suggestions for how to approach it?

Mike would be the best person to fix this, but he's on holiday
for a week. Any takers?


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