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[Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH][XM-TEST][RESEND][1/4] New Network Infrastructure

To: Daniel Stekloff <dsteklof@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH][XM-TEST][RESEND][1/4] New Network Infrastructure for Xm-Test
From: Ewan Mellor <ewan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 4 May 2006 14:23:50 +0100
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On Wed, May 03, 2006 at 12:05:36PM -0700, Daniel Stekloff wrote:

> Hi,
> I originally sent these patches April 24th:
> http://lists.xensource.com/archives/html/xen-devel/2006-04/msg01060.html
> These 4 patches add a new network infrastructure to xm-test. The goal is
> to make creating network tests easier. This patch makes it possible to
> simply create a domain with a single network device in one call:
> domain = XmTestNetDomain()
> Or, you can use the XmTestDomain() class and add devices:
> domain = XmTestDomain()
> domain.newDevice(XenNetDevice, "eth0")
> Network environment is configured when xm-test is built. The current
> patch set only supports a bridged environment with either a defined IP
> range or it defaults to using zeroconf addresses. We have plans to
> support DHCP as well as NAT and Routed environments. 
> The domain will create the device, get an IP, and configure the domain
> on startup for you so you don't need to do that in your tests. 
> The first patch adds a domain type to the XenDomain class. The type is
> either PV for para-virtual or HVM for a fully virtual domain. The
> XenNetDevice needs to know what type of domain it is for configuration.

Sorry Daniel, I didn't intend to miss these patches first time around.  I've
applied the whole set.  Thanks for your hard work.


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