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[Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH 2.6.16-rc6-xen] export Xen Hypervisor attributes to sysfs
Arjan van de Ven wrote:
+---properties | >---capabilities | >---changesethow is this a property and not part of version?
Agree, changeset should be part of version
again what is the justification of putting this in the kernel? I though everyone here was agreed that since the management tools that need this talk to the hypervisor ANYWAY, they might as well just ask this information as well....
I think we had a good discussion but short of agreement. Some tools want to read a file from /sys/hypervisor/ rather than call a c lib. (In other words, not all tools will talk to the hypervisor.) It is appropriate to view the hypervisor as a hardware device so it is appropriate to have some information in sysfs. I appreciate the counter argument as well, but think this should be a configurable option. thanks,
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