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Re: [Xen-devel] BLKTAPCTRL[2375]: blktapctrl_linux.c:86: blktap0 open fa

To: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] BLKTAPCTRL[2375]: blktapctrl_linux.c:86: blktap0 open failed, tap: vs. tap2:
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2010 15:11:52 +0300
Cc: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>, Xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Jim Fehlig <jfehlig@xxxxxxxxxx>, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Daniel Stodden <Daniel.Stodden@xxxxxxxxxx>, Dante Cinco <dantecinco@xxxxxxxxx>
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On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 07:48:39AM +0100, Keir Fraser wrote:
> On 27/07/2010 07:21, "Pasi Kärkkäinen" <pasik@xxxxxx> wrote:
> >>> That sounds like a lot of fallout on xen-users.
> >>> Especially for people who just want their guests to boot.
> >>> 
> >>> Maybe the whole notation should have rather been some _optional_ blktap
> >>> = {1|2} cfg key, only for those who actually care?
> >> 
> >> FWIW, I completely agree with this.
> >> 
> > 
> > Yeah, especially when blktap2 is the only available on in pvops dom0 
> > kernels..
> > All the users have tap:something in their cfgfiles currently..
> Well the patch to make the distinction is currently in xen-unstable and
> xen-4.0. Should it be reverted from one or both? Actually it is up to IanJ
> or Stefano to decide on that now.

Now when Xen 4.0.1-rc5 is out I guess this should be decided shortly..

-- Pasi

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