This is an archived copy of the Xen.org mailing list, which we have preserved to ensure that existing links to archives are not broken. The live archive, which contains the latest emails, can be found at http://lists.xen.org/
Home Products Support Community News


[Xen-changelog] [xen-unstable] docs: vbd-interface.txt: correct behaviou

To: xen-changelog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Xen-changelog] [xen-unstable] docs: vbd-interface.txt: correct behaviour for modern Linux pv-on-hvm
From: Xen patchbot-unstable <patchbot@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 01:50:18 -0800
Delivery-date: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 01:50:53 -0800
Envelope-to: www-data@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
List-help: <mailto:xen-changelog-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=help>
List-id: BK change log <xen-changelog.lists.xensource.com>
List-post: <mailto:xen-changelog@lists.xensource.com>
List-subscribe: <http://lists.xensource.com/mailman/listinfo/xen-changelog>, <mailto:xen-changelog-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=subscribe>
List-unsubscribe: <http://lists.xensource.com/mailman/listinfo/xen-changelog>, <mailto:xen-changelog-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=unsubscribe>
Reply-to: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sender: xen-changelog-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
# HG changeset patch
# User Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
# Date 1297972085 0
# Node ID acec8a17879633d26e83b869f9db036a16ff74f2
# Parent  946962830c450eb471db342ead2ca55eee4084db
docs: vbd-interface.txt: correct behaviour for modern Linux pv-on-hvm

Modern PV on HVM kernels map hd* devices to corresponding xvd*.

Signed-off-by: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Committed-by: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
 docs/misc/vbd-interface.txt |    7 ++++---
 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff -r 946962830c45 -r acec8a178796 docs/misc/vbd-interface.txt
--- a/docs/misc/vbd-interface.txt       Thu Feb 17 19:40:17 2011 +0000
+++ b/docs/misc/vbd-interface.txt       Thu Feb 17 19:48:05 2011 +0000
@@ -114,9 +114,10 @@ in the guest.
 in the guest.
 For Linux HVM guests using PV-on-HVM drivers, users are recommended to
-supply as few hd* devices as possible and use pure xvd* devices for
-the rest.  Modern PV-on-HVM drivers will map the hd* devices to
-/dev/xvdHDa etc.
+supply as few hd* devices as possible, and for the rest of the disks,
+to use pure xvd* devices starting at xvde.  Modern PV-on-HVM drivers
+will map provided hd* devices to the corresponding /dev/xvd* (for
+example, hda is presented also as /dev/xvda).
 Some Linux HVM guests with broken PV-on-HVM drivers do not cope
 properly if both hda and hdc are supplied, nor with both hda and xvda,

Xen-changelog mailing list

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>
  • [Xen-changelog] [xen-unstable] docs: vbd-interface.txt: correct behaviour for modern Linux pv-on-hvm, Xen patchbot-unstable <=