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Re: [Xen-devel] [xen-unstable test] 11601: tolerable FAIL

On Tue, 31 Jan 2012, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Ian Campbell writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [xen-unstable test] 11601: tolerable 
> FAIL"):
> > If you are not amenable to having the harness fallback to xl
> > button-press/trigger power automatically how about something like the
> > following patch with the proviso that it is up to the harness to ensure
> > that a guest is configured appropriately such that ACPI power and reset
> > events map to shutdown and reboot respectively?
> > 
> > (patch applies on top of my updated"libxl: remove libxl_button_press in
> > favour of libxl_send_trigger" patch from earlier in the week)
> ...
> > xl: allow enable automatic fallback to ACPI events if PV control not 
> > available.
> > 
> > Add a -F (fallbacks) option to xl destroy|reboot to cause an ACPI shutdown 
> > or
> > reset event to be sent to the guest in the event that the guest does not
> > support the PV control interface.
> > 
> > This is not the default because the response to these triggers is an
> > guest-internal configuration.
> I'm happy with this, but then I would have been happy with this being
> the default.
> Certainly I think this is a good start, so:

I think it is a good compromise.

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