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Re: [Xen-devel] xl vs. xm: floppy support

On Tue, 2011-03-01 at 18:00 +0000, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Mar 2011, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > Ian Campbell writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] xl vs. xm: floppy support"):
> > > On Tue, 2011-03-01 at 12:31 +0000, Vincent Hanquez wrote:
> > > > xenops support passing arbitrary extra arguments to qemu-dm, so I will 
> > > > suggest someone add the same feature to xl.
> > > 
> > > libxl has the support but it's not plumbed through to xl :-(
> > 
> > This ought to be fixed for 4.1 I think.  It's quite an important
> > escape hatch.
> > 
> I am ok with having this in 4.1.
> At this point we could have the two lines fix to support dm_args as well
> (libxenlight already supports optional device model arguments, we just
>  need to parse dm_args in xl).

I think that's the "escape hatch" Ian was referring to.

I'll knock up a patch in the morning.


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