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[Xen-devel] getting started with writing block device drivers

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Subject: [Xen-devel] getting started with writing block device drivers
From: "Venkata Sreenivasa Rao Nagineni" <vnagineni@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2006 15:51:07 +0530
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   I am planning to write a sample block device driver (probably ramdisk) on Xen. Basically I want to have an hands-on experience about how the I/O is being transmitted between front end driver and back end driver. And also I want to see how the ioctls that are issued from guest OSs front end driver will be transmitted/serviced by back end drivers.

   Could you please give me interface specifications to write a sample block device driver so that i can see the ioctls and data moving back and forth between front end and backend drivers?

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