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Re: [Xen-devel] Documentation for adding a config file platform paramete

To: "Langsdorf, Mark" <mark.langsdorf@xxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Documentation for adding a config file platform parameter
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2008 19:34:01 +0100
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On 18/9/08 19:26, "Langsdorf, Mark" <mark.langsdorf@xxxxxxx> wrote:

>> It's done ad hoc. Do you actually want a new
>> HVM_PARAM_foo at the hypervisor level?
> Thanks for the quick response.
> We're adding a feature that needs a user defined
> parameter to be placed in the VMCB for each guest.
> This parameter can be different for each guest.
> It looked to me like that was a platform parameter,
> but maybe it should be something else.

mmm.... how mysterious. Am I going to like it? ;-)

> At any rate, if I add a new key to the config
> file (call it 'svm_new_feat'), how do I get the
> value of svm_new_feat assigned to the integer
> value of SVM_PARAM_new_feat inside of Xen?

See use of xc.hvm_set_param() in xen/xend/image.py.

 -- Keir

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