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RE: [Xen-tools] [PATCH] An example console driver using the store

To: "Anthony Liguori" <aliguori@xxxxxxxxxx>, "Rusty Russell" <rusty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-tools] [PATCH] An example console driver using the store
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 8 Aug 2005 23:24:28 +0100
Cc: Xen Tools <xen-tools@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, hollis <hollisb@xxxxxxxxxx>, Ian Pratt <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Jimi Xenidis <jimix@xxxxxxxxxx>, Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Robert Read <robert@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Thread-topic: [Xen-tools] [PATCH] An example console driver using the store
> One thing we might want to consider doing is having the 
> domain builder allocate a page/event channel for the first 
> console.  This gives us access to the console in a guest at 
> start of day (and would work even if the store is not 
> running).  I think this later reason is particuarily 
> important since it's hard to debug the XenBus code in a guest 
> without a console.

That's certainly the approach we have in mind. 


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