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

To: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] BLKTAPCTRL[2375]: blktapctrl_linux.c:86: blktap0 open failed, tap: vs. tap2:
From: Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 16:18:38 +0100
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Pasi Kärkkäinen writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] BLKTAPCTRL[2375]: 
blktapctrl_linux.c:86: blktap0 open failed, tap: vs. tap2:"):
> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 07:48:39AM +0100, Keir Fraser wrote:
> > 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..

I think the behaviour should be that you write "tap:" in your file and
get either blktap or blktap2 depend on which is available.  You should
be able to override this with a seperate config option.

(Perhaps this is another thing we need a global xl config file for.)


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