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[Xen-devel] Re: Name of event-channel and other devices vs. udev

To: Bastian Blank <waldi@xxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: Name of event-channel and other devices vs. udev
From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 26 May 2010 17:08:50 -0700
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On 05/26/2010 03:51 AM, Bastian Blank wrote:
> Hi
> Currently udev overwrites the name of the event-channel device to
> /dev/xen/evtchn. This approach is about to be discontinued and needs to
> be fixed on either side.
> | udevd-work[549]: kernel-provided name 'evtchn' and NAME= 'xen/evtchn' 
> disagree, please use SYMLINK+= or change the kernel to provide the proper name
> There are several fixes for that:
> - Make the kernel name the device "xen/evtchn".
> - Remove the rule and convert to another name. Either /dev/evtchn, which
>   is a bit to generic or something like xen-evtchn.
> The first should be the more compatible one.

Yep, looks reasonable to me.


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