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Re: [Xen-devel][PATCH]: Support dynamic resizing of vbds

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Subject: Re: [Xen-devel][PATCH]: Support dynamic resizing of vbds
From: "J. Roeleveld" <joost@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2010 10:15:14 +0100
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On Monday 22 March 2010 09:47:40 Jan Beulich wrote:
> Based on the location of the file patched, it this would seem to be
> targeted at the 2.6.18 tree, but then 2.6.18 does not have a
> revalidate_disk() function (introduced only in .28). What's the deal
> here? Should this perhaps be carried out by open coding in blkfront
> what .28 does?
> Thanks, Jan

Hi Jan,

These patches are based on the Suse Xen-kernel, which are based on the 2.6.30 
kernel (or in that range)
This patch applies cleanly to the xen-kernel for Gentoo which is based on 
I haven't managed to test the resizing yet, this is planned for this week.


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