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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Safely finish closing protocol when guest fails in blkfront

  • To: Glauber de Oliveira Costa <gcosta@xxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2006 07:39:11 +0000
  • Delivery-date: Mon, 04 Dec 2006 23:38:19 -0800
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
  • Thread-index: AccYQHQ1so+JJIQzEduCYwANk04WTA==
  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Safely finish closing protocol when guest fails in blkfront

On 4/12/06 9:40 pm, "Glauber de Oliveira Costa" <gcosta@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> If a guest finds any error and aborts the connection of a block device,
> it's online state set at device create phase will stop it from being
> properly cleaned up.
> Follows a fix for it.

Assignment and unassignment of physical resources is really a tools issue.
Tools should really be integrated with device-hotplug success/failure anyway
-- for example, it is likely the initiator would like confirmation of
success/failure in most cases.

 -- Keir

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