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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: Patch and question about init.d

On Wed, 2011-05-25 at 14:03 +0100, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 11:10:47AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > On Wed, 2011-05-25 at 10:53 +0100, Fantu wrote:
> > > About xendomains and xenwatchdog, probably I didn't wrote the right
> > > questions, I try to write them better.
> > > Xenwatchdog works also with xl only or requires also xend?
> > 
> > I don't see anything which requires one or the other, it appears to be
> > completely toolstack independent. Best evidence would be to try it
> > though.
> Do we actually need xenwatchdog anymore? Jan's Xen Watchdog driver
> uses the watchdog API, so if one uses the 'watchdog' service it should
> start automatically?

People on older or non-Linux kernels still need xenwatchdogd, but for
modern Linux kernels we should probably recommend using the standard
watchdog tools via Jan's driver. Do any other guest OSes have a proper
watchdog driver?


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