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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] /sys/hypervisor/uuid

To: "Jeremy Katz" <katzj@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] /sys/hypervisor/uuid
From: "B Thomas" <bjthomas3@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 10:06:53 -0400
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Sigh - yeah, I'm pretty focused on fully-virtualized domains.  Too bad, it's an interesting approach. Sorry for the diversion.


On 5/19/06, Jeremy Katz <katzj@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Fri, 2006-05-19 at 09:43 -0400, B Thomas wrote:
> If UUID is a desirable domU accessible item, perhaps consideration
> should go towards placing it into the domU SMBIOS tables that are
> being proposed currently on this list.  The DMI system structure has a
> 16 byte UUID field.  It feels like a natural place to put this type of
> information.

While this is possible for fully virt guests, it's not doable in the
context of paravirtualized guests as there isn't any BIOS memory space
to put SMBIOS tables into


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