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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Convert shutdown to use xenstore

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Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Convert shutdown to use xenstore
From: Mark Williamson <mark.williamson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2005 02:58:03 +0100
Cc: Dan Smith <danms@xxxxxxxxxx>
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Hi Dan,

Any reason not to use textual data in the store rather than numbers?  IMO it'd 
make it a little more readable - numbers only make sense if you have the 
header file - but I don't know if there's a convention on this.


On Thursday 04 August 2005 16:35, Dan Smith wrote:
> The attached patch:
> 1. Converts the shutdown driver and xend to use the store instead of
>    control messages,
> 2. Includes Anthony's xenstore notification code, and
> 3. Changes xend so that sysrq's are no longer sent as "special case"
>    shutdown messages.  Store keys are cheap, so making the sysrq
>    delivery less obscure is good.
> I think I have made all of the appropriate modifications to Xend, but
> it is complex, so I may have missed something.  Comments are welcome.
> Signed-off-by: Dan Smith <danms@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <aliguori@xxxxxxxxxx>

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