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Re: Re: [Xen-devel] frontend and backend

To: Mark Williamson <Mark.Williamson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Re: [Xen-devel] frontend and backend
From: Zhiyi Huang <zhiyi6@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 5 Mar 2005 4:29:23 +1300
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> > Hi, I am reading frontend and backend block drivers. I find the frontend
> > and the backend are matched magicly by xend. Is there any way for the
> > frontend to choose a backend by itself? I am trying to provide a new pair
> > of frontend and backend drivers. How can I let xend know they should match
> > each other? I can assign them a different pair of IDs in
> > domain_controller.h, of course.
> If you want the frontend itself to be able to choose, you should add a domid 
> field into one of the frontend's control messages, then write appropriate 
> code in Xend that will parse this message and notify the correct backend.  
> This is what I have done for XenFS.

Thanks. This is exactly what I need. But my biggest problem is I can't find the 
"appropriate code" in xend. Could you please tell me the related files? Thanks 
a lot:-)

Zhiyi from EPFL Switzerland

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