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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v11 01/17] libxl: fix stubdom console destruction

On Tue, 24 Jul 2012, Roger Pau Monne wrote:
> Ian Campbell wrote:
> > On Tue, 2012-07-24 at 11:54 +0100, Roger Pau Monne wrote:
> >>>>> Does it apply to LIBXL__CONSOLE_BACKEND_IOEMU as well
> >>>>> as ..._XENCONSOLED? I took a look through tools/console and I cannot
> >>>>> find any handling of a state node in xenstore at all, so the XENCONSOLED
> >>>>> case seems clear. I notice that xen_console.c registers the device with
> >>>>> DEVOPS_FLAG_IGNORE_STATE but that only seems to affect startup not
> >>>>> teardown. I don't see a qemu_chr_close (or anything similar) anywhere in
> >>>>> hw/xen_console.c
> >>>> So it should apply to any console device? This means I don't have to
> >>>> wait for any device of type LIBXL__DEVICE_KIND_CONSOLE, and there's no
> >>>> need to check for the specific console type or Qemu.
> >>> xen_console registers a disconnect handler, con_disconnect, that should
> >>> be able to unbind the evtchn and unmap the ring.
> >>> "disconnect" is called by xen_backend, if the backend and frontend
> >>> states are 5 or 6.
> >> Yes, but I don't see that con_disconnect sets the state to 6 after doing
> >> the cleanup, neither xenconsoled does so. I think con_disconnect should
> >> set xendev->be_state = 6, so the parent function xen_be_disconnect would
> >> notice the state change and write it to xenstore.
> >>
> > 
> > The caller in xen_backend.c does this.
> The caller is xen_be_disconnect, which doesn't seem to change the state,
> and the caller of xen_be_disconnect is xen_be_check_state which also
> doesn't seem to change the state.

It is done by xen_be_set_state(xendev, state), called at the end of

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