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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 28 of 29 RFC] libxl: add libxl__find_free_vdev

Roger Pau Monné writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 28 of 29 RFC] libxl: add 
> The main purpose of this series is to separate the control code from
> the device code (make xl able to plug devices from a domain different
> than dom0). Since the root image might not be stored on the dom0, we
> need to be able to make this image available to the dom0 somehow, to
> extract the kernel and ramdisk. One option is to execute pygrub from
> the device domain, the other option is to plug the domU hard drive to
> the dom0, run the bootloader to extract the kernel/initrd and unplug
> the hd.

Wow.  So this relies on a frontend in dom0 ?

I think for now it might be wise to simply expect the kernel/ramdisk
to exist as files in dom0 somewhere.


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