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Re: [Xen-API] blktap kernel module and new kernels

On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 04:56:33PM +0200, Pawel Tomulik wrote:
> W dniu 28.06.2012 16:10, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk pisze:
> >On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 03:36:59PM +0200, Pawel Tomulik wrote:
> >>Hi,
> >>
> >>anyone knows how to use blktap-dkms with new kernels (3.4, 3.5 for
> >>example)? It seems that there are changes in kernel sources, that
> >>render current versions of blktap-dkms unusable (either it won't compile
> >>or loasd). Where can I report this issue?
> >
> >You can report it here, but nobody is maintaining it. If you are
> >up to it - you can fix the problems and become the maintainer of it?
> >
> I don't feel so strong. I'm just a poor user. :)
> If it's unmaintained, then what's the future of all that stuff
> (xen/xapi/whatever)? Is there an alternative for blktap? (sorry for
> lame questions)

I think Mike is thinking about an user-space blktap daemon.
But I hadn't really seen any code..
> >You can get a xenbits git tree with the responsiblity :-)
> My eventual patches are unlikelly to work (it's tested) :)

Why not? If they are tested and they work..

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