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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen 4.4 development update

On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 12:38:16PM +0100, George Dunlap wrote:
> * However, blktap is unmaintained.  Unless someone steps up to add
> the functionality (which is not recommended as it would probably te
> a waste of effort), it will continue to require a modprobe. On newer
> systems, without blktap, the modprobe will be harmless.  So for
> blktap, the modprobe will have to remain for the forseeable future.

What I've been wondering.. XenServer is shipping with and using blktap,
so there must be someone maintaining blktap at Citrix? 

I also understand blktap is on the way out and will be replaced with qdisc in 
the future.. 

-- Pasi

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