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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: dom0 bootstrap for xenstore

On Thu, 2005-06-16 at 14:55 +0100, Keir Fraser wrote:
> Either we need a new interface for mmaping local xenstore page, or we 
> need to hack one of the existing /dev/mem or xc_map_foreign_range 
> ioctl. None of these options is very pleasant. :-(  I think simplest 
> would be to extend the gross /proc/xen/privcmd to have a mmap that we 
> can use to mmap xenstore page (maybe make a little more general purpose 
> by turning offset field of mmap into an enumeration, so we can map 
> other useful Xen-specific bits and bobs via it in the future).

Yes, that was going to be my next step.  It's nasty also because it
means a second path in the xenstore code, but it'll work.

I'll write that instead.
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