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[Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] Idea for future xen development: PV file sys

To: George Shuklin <george.shuklin@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] Idea for future xen development: PV file system
From: Javier Guerra Giraldez <javier@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2010 09:49:42 -0500
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On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 6:35 AM, George Shuklin
<george.shuklin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> All we need is create a daemon for dom0 to export directories from 'own'
> local filesystem (it can resides on local disk, iscsi or be gfs, any
> kind of hyper-mega-cluster-fs) and simple PV driver for domU translating
> requests from domU to daemon in dom0

in KVM there are periodic mentions of 9p/virtio


the code has evolved a little since then, and i think it's a fairly
common addition to qemu.  i'm sure it would be easier to port to Xen
than to develop a new protocol from scratch.


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