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Re: [Xen-devel] Looking for xen-blkback patch for 2.6.39 kernel

To: Iain Kay <spam@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Looking for xen-blkback patch for 2.6.39 kernel
From: Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2011 11:48:48 +0100
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On Fri, 2011-06-03 at 11:41 +0100, Iain Kay wrote:
> I came across a post archived at LKML relating to a patch for the
> 2.6.39 kernel bringing in xen-blkback driver. It was found here:
> https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/5/12/532
> I'm guessing there was an attachment made somewhere with a patch that
> I can't find on textual archives and was wondering if anyone could
> point me in the right direction?
> I have cloned the git tree but don't see any blkback module or any
> reference that would create it in the Makefiles... Have grepped
> through the files and I can see reference to xen-blkfront but nothing
> for xen-blkback...
> Maybe I'm missing something but as far as I can see that git tree has
> nothing to allow support for the blkback driver.

Did you checkout the right branch (for-jens/xen-blkback-v3.2 in that
mail, there may be a newer one in the tree now though). A simple clone
will give you the default branch (probably named "master") which may not
necessarily have what you want merged into it.


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