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

To: Bastian Blank <waldi@xxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Name of event-channel and other devices vs. udev
From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 15:05:10 -0700
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On 05/27/2010 07:31 AM, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 09:35:12AM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
>> On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 12:51:44PM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
>>> - Make the kernel name the device "xen/evtchn".
>> This approach somewhat reliable failed for me[1]. Also nothing else in
>> the kernel uses it. So I assume this is not really supported.
> Xen themself is responsible for this behaviour.

You presumably don't mean the hypervisor.  Do you mean the toolstack is
doing something bad when the misc device has a '/' in it?  I noticed
when I applied your change it does things like look in
/sys/class/xen/evtchn (or something).

What other changes are needed to keep things working after this change?


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