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Re: [Xen-devel] xenfs aka /proc/xen

To: Bastian Blank <waldi@xxxxxxxxxx>, Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>, "xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] xenfs aka /proc/xen
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 28 May 2010 06:40:02 +0100
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On 27/05/2010 23:54, "Bastian Blank" <waldi@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi
> The current tree includes a xenfs to be used on /proc/xen. This always
> looked wrong to me as it merges arbitrary information and access to Xen
> infrastructure. Also it is the only hypervisor support that needs such
> filesystem while everyone else and even several part of the Xen support
> uses the traditional ways, devices and sysfs.
> One of the entries (capabilities) provides information about the
> proviledge level to the hypervisor and belongs more likely into
> /sys/hypervisor. The four other are plain old devices and belongs into
> /dev.

If that stuff got moved somewhere 'better', it would be fine to update the
tools to check both new and old locations.

 -- Keir

> Bastian

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