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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] Xen viridian support/features

To: Florian Manschwetus <florianmanschwetus@xxxxxx>, Xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] Xen viridian support/features
From: Andrew Lyon <andrew.lyon@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2009 20:31:39 +0100
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On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 3:40 PM, Florian
Manschwetus<florianmanschwetus@xxxxxx> wrote:
> Uhm, just to get clear in this topic,
> the great work of James is not that useful as it supposed in this thread. It
> leaks reliable support for exactly those Windows Versions with best Hyper-V
> integrations.
> So there is the choice to exploit Hyper-V guest integration services or
> absolutely ugly hacking around in a win2008 x64 guest policies with a real
> great chance to get the guest perfectly and unrecoverable meshed up.
> So it would be great at least to have things like shutdown notification out
> of the box, as it will be with an viridian interface implementation

When you say "shutdown notification" I assume you mean dom0 telling a
hvm guest to shutdown , in which case "xm trigger <domid> power" seems
to do the job with no additional drivers or services required, and
should work on most operating systems.

Perhaps I misunderstood..

> Again if xen provides a feature using viridian API win2008 x64 guests would
> use it without ANY modification.
> Florian
> Am 23.07.2009 23:28, schrieb Jeremy Fitzhardinge:
>> On 07/23/09 07:27, Tim Deegan wrote:
>>> At 15:19 +0100 on 23 Jul (1248362393), Pasi K?rkk?inen wrote:
>>>> Any plans to write support for paravirtual viridian disk/network
>>>> backends?
>>>> (I assume they have stuff like that implemented in hyper-v).
>>> I don't think anyone's doing that, but there is a choice of Xen PV
>>> drivers for Windows that will do the job.  Are the PV driver interfaces
>>> even public?  I don't remember seeing them in the hyper-v spec, though I
>>> haven't read the latest version.
>> They were implicitly published, at least to some extent, in the form of
>> the big HyperV PV driver dump for Linux.  But I don't think those
>> drivers are very featureful yet, though they claim to be planning to
>> release more updates.
>>     J
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