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RE: [Xen-devel] RFC: "local" communications

On Wed, 2005-06-15 at 18:43 -0400, Rik van Riel wrote:

> > For relatively static stuff (e.g. textual configuration data), it would
> > be reasonable to use xenbus/xenstore. We could give each domain a
> > subtree in the store that it can read/write via a /proc/sys interface.
> I guess xenbus should work fine...
> The main uses are for doing things like querying "which physical
> system am I running on", fencing off a virtual cluster member, etc.

Agreed, that's the primary thing we need right now.  There are other
things, but one thing at a time.  Xenbus sounds like a good start, but
we'll need something for more dynamic information too.

-- Lon

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