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Re: [Xen-devel] losetup -f not working on SLES10

To: Andre Przywara <andre.przywara@xxxxxxx>, "gary.grebus@xxxxxxxxxx" <gary.grebus@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] losetup -f not working on SLES10
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2009 10:29:35 +0000
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On 11/12/2009 10:03, "Andre Przywara" <andre.przywara@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> c/s 20404 (http://xenbits.xen.org/xen-unstable.hg?rev/830bda7a9c75)
> introduces "losetup -f" to the hotplug scripts to find a free loop
> device. This option does not exists on SLES10, so Xen unstable does not
> work any longer on top on SLES10. I see that using -f is much smarter
> than the old-fashioned way, but shouldn't we keep compatibility with
> older Dom0 userlands?
> Is a patch providing fallback to the old code an option?
> Regards,
> Andre.

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