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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] libxl: prefer qdisk over blktap when choosing disk backend

Wei Liu writes ("Re: [PATCH] libxl: prefer qdisk over blktap when choosing disk 
> On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 03:22:43PM +0100, Wei Liu wrote:
> > There are some disk formats commonly supported by both qdisk and blktap.
> > As qdisk is better supported and blktap is unmaintained, we choose qdisk
> > over blktap whenever possible.

The reason for this ordering was that most kernels nowdays don't have
blktap.  So you don't get blktap on new systems, only on old ones.
That's good for stability I think.

Does that make any kind of sense ?


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