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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4] add support for libvirt-like channels

On 22/07/14 16:05, David Scott wrote:
> Note: I've seen a problem with some Linux console frontends which attempt
> to overwrite the read-only key 'type' (= xenconsoled|ioemu) in the frontend
> directory. [ this key is already present, it's not added by these patches ]
> Since 'type' refers to the toolstack's choice of implementation service
> (which is none of the guest's business) I think the read/only permissions
> are right. The location of the key is not ideal (it should be in the
> backend directory IMHO) but this is the case with several other keys located
> in the frontend such as 'limit' and 'tty'. I think this is a Linux frontend
> bug which should be fixed there. These patches work with Mirage VMs and
> with Linux if I workaround the permissions by giving the guest read/write
> to the 'type' key. 

Which Linux frontends?


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