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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Add tapdisk-ioemu tool

To: Kevin Wolf <kwolf@xxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Add tapdisk-ioemu tool
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2008 11:41:38 +0100
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On 8/4/08 10:56, "Kevin Wolf" <kwolf@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Currently, tap:ioemu can only be used for domains which have a device
> model running. This isn't the case for all domains. The most important
> of the missing domains is Dom0 which needs acces e.g. to extract the
> kernel from the domain's image.
> tapdisk-ioemu is a tool compiled from ioemu source plus a small wrapper
> which handles tap:ioemu access for domains without device model
> (currently Dom0). You must start tapdisk-ioemu manually before trying to
> attach a tap:ioemu disk to Dom0 at the moment. A patch to blktapctrl
> will follow to automatically start tapdisk-ioemu when needed.
> Signed-off-by: Kevin Wolf <kwolf@xxxxxxx>

Tidied up and checked in.


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