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RE: [Xen-devel] RFC: "local" communications

On Wed, 15 Jun 2005, Ian Pratt wrote:

> > What kind of approach would the Xen community (that's you, if 
> > you read this far) prefer ?
> For relatively static stuff (e.g. textual configuration data), it would
> be reasonable to use xenbus/xenstore. We could give each domain a
> subtree in the store that it can read/write via a /proc/sys interface.

I guess xenbus should work fine...

The main uses are for doing things like querying "which physical
system am I running on", fencing off a virtual cluster member, etc.

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