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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 1/2] libxl: move check for existence of qemuu device model

Ian Campbell writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 1/2] libxl: move check for 
existence of qemuu device model"):
> On Mon, 2013-03-04 at 11:42 +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > No, because the whole thing is in an if which applies only if we're
> > trying to use ..._QEMU_XEN.
> Oh, right. I combined the tow patches wrongly in my head.
> Don't we also want to check for the presence of the trad binary though?

AIUI the trad binary is always built ?  AIUI there is a possibility
that the new one isn't ?  And that was the rationale for this check ?

CCing Stefano.

> > > On a related note we could do with stating the device model even in the
> > > case where the user has specified device_model_version explicitly, to
> > > give better error reporting in that case too.
> > 
> > You mean logging it ?
> Actually I meant "not trying to start the guest regardless and returning
> success", which AIUI is what happens... Logging would be nice too
> though.

Oh I see.  TBH once we start to think about these kinds of
installation problems it's difficult to see where we'll stop.


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