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Re: [Xen-devel] Q on vif interface creation

To: ravi kerur <rkerur@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Q on vif interface creation
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2009 10:34:05 +0200
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On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 09:06:45PM -0800, ravi kerur wrote:
>    Hello,
>    Need inputs on creating "vif" interface with a different name i.e when a
>    domU is installed, vif<dom-id>:<intf-num> is created by default in dom0
>    and domU which then triggers xenbus state-machine and communication is
>    established. We want to change the name to be  "ncr<dom-id>:<intf-num>",
>    the reason being, we are developing our driver specific netfront and
>    netback which will monitor "ncr" to trigger xenbus state-machine. I am not
>    sure where to start in-order to make these changes. Inputs will be very
>    much appreciated.


You can use the "vifname" option on the vif line.
See "xm create --help_config" for more information.

-- Pasi

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