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Re: [Xen-devel] PATCH: 0/10: Merge xenfb & xenconsoled into qemu-dm

To: Pat Campbell <plc@xxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] PATCH: 0/10: Merge xenfb & xenconsoled into qemu-dm
From: Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 17:17:37 +0100
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On 16/8/07 17:13, "Pat Campbell" <plc@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> Yep, I can see that would be useful for some folks working in constrained
>> environments. Of course they probably don't want the XenD overhead either,
>> but that's a can of worms I won't get into right now ;- )
>> Thinking about this, I think I can easily re- work the last two patches so
>> that xenconsoled will continue to process the guest consoles, if- and- only-
>> if
>> the guest doesn't have a QEMU instance already doing it. That would give us
>> choice between both deployment scenarios per- guest.
> Would this patch set, in it's current state, allow a 'featureful' PV guest to
> see a 
> DOM0 CDROM as a CD device instead of a block device?

No, that kind of stuff isn't plumbed through at all. But it's an obvious
direction to take it.

 -- Keir

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