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Re: [Xen-devel] simple backend, frontend

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Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] simple backend, frontend
From: Deepak Manohar <mjdeepak@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2004 10:34:43 -0500
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 Sorry I seem to be stuck and asking similar questions.

> > linux-2.6.9-xen-sparse/arch/xen/kernel/evtchn.c
> That's the one in kernel users will call into.

 That file does not contain any code to create event channels. 

 Do I have to write some code in Xen tht uses xen/common/event_channel.c creates
an event channel on init. And then pass the port returned to some
other program which passes it to the other domain?


On Fri, 12 Nov 2004 21:30:59 +0000, Mark A. Williamson
<mark.williamson@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >  can u tell me in which file is the api to perform operations on a
> > shared event channel? is it in xen/common/event_channel.c or is it in
> That one implements Xen's handling of event channel ops - you don't need to
> interact with it directly.
> > linux-2.6.9-xen-sparse/drivers/xen/evtchn/evtchn.c or
> That provides the event channel to userspace interaction - Xend uses it but
> you don't need to.
> > linux-2.6.9-xen-sparse/arch/xen/kernel/evtchn.c
> That's the one in kernel users will call into.
> > further more why arent these files in the linux-2.4.27-xen-sparse
> > directory? (everything works fine so it is not a prob - but i thought
> > the same file structure might have been followed for 2.4 and 2.6)
> There's some magic that symlinks files from the 2.6 tree into the right place.
> I've never tried to figure out how it works, though ;-)
> HTH,
> Mark

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