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Re: [Xen-devel] Setting IP address for stubdom?

On Wed, 8 Feb 2012, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-02-07 at 19:28 +0000, Joanna Rutkowska wrote:
> > Is there a convenient way to setup the IP address for the _stubdom_ (to
> > connect to the vnc server running there) from within the corresponding
> > HVM config file on Xen 4.1? Or should one use dhcpd?
> Currently the model with stubdomains is that the stub domain runs a PVFB
> device against a backend in dom0 (actually, another qemu) which does the
> vnc export etc so there is no networking to the stub dom.
> I can see valid reasons why you would want to have the stubdom itself do
> the vnc export and therefore have a network of its own but I don't think
> the toolstack can express that right now. I think it was done in the
> early days of stubdoms, but I suspect in some hacky way (or perhaps just
> DHCP), and I don't know if that functionality has persisted to the
> present day.

I recall having removed that option a long time ago to simplify stubdom

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