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Re: [Xen-devel] Who populates /local/domain/0 when using xl?

To: Andre Przywara <andre.przywara@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Who populates /local/domain/0 when using xl?
From: Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2011 17:58:12 +0000
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Andre Przywara writes ("[Xen-devel] Who populates /local/domain/0 when using 
> during my debug research I found that the xenstore's /local/domain/0 is 
> basically empty when I use xl only (running the xencommons script only). 
> When I start xend though it get populated properly.
> Is this due to my b0rked installation (messed up during debug) or is 
> this intended?

There is a very small amount of stuff which needs to be put in at
start of day.

> I guess this is the reason why the vcpu-set on my box doesn't work, 
> because if cannot change /local/domain/0/cpu/<n>/availability="offline".

I think libxl ought to create the parent nodes as necessary, in the
vcpu-set calls.


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