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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH RFC 00/10] libxl: new hotplug calling convention

On Thu, 2013-01-17 at 15:47 +0000, Roger Pau Monne wrote:
> On 17/01/13 16:40, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > On Thu, 2013-01-17 at 15:30 +0000, Roger Pau Monne wrote:
> >> We still need pdev_path, I would say only internally because once the
> >> "target" has been attached to the Dom0, pdev_path has the path to the
> >> block device that will be used in blkback, but the caller doesn't need
> >> to know about this.
> > 
> > So in the new scheme both pdev_path are valid and contain different
> > information?
> Yes, target would be what's passed by the user, like:
> "iqn=iqn.1994-04.org.netbsd.iscsi-target:target0,portal="
> And pdev_path would be filled after the device has been attached, and it
> will be something like:
> /dev/sdb

I see. When we login and create /dev/sdb we can't overwrite target? Or
move pdev_path into some purely internal datastructure?

> The main reason we need the block device is to be able to call pygrub or
> to pass it to Qemu.

I see.


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