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[Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-changelog] New console transport and update xencons

To: Anthony Liguori <aliguori@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-changelog] New console transport and update xenconsoled.
From: Christian Limpach <Christian.Limpach@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 18:41:44 +0100
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On Tue, Aug 30, 2005 at 12:01:08PM -0500, Anthony Liguori wrote:
> Why are we listening for virq?  The polling method used before is 
> considerably more robust.  The virq's aren't always delivered on domain 
> destruction (they are only delivered if a domain crashes or is shutdown).

That would be a bug then, when does it happen?

> Moreover, I thought the overriding goal of this was to get rid of xcs?  
> Why are we still using it?

Because we haven't switched virq delivery over to use the store.

> Also, there's a number of errors that this code introduces (changing 
> things to use asprintf and not checking for OOM conditions).  It would 
> have been nice if this went to the list first so we could comment on it.
> I'll submit some cleanup patches later today...

Thanks, looking forward to those patches!


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