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[Xen-devel] Re: [ PATCH 2.6.16-rc3-xen 3/3] sysfs: export Xen hypervisor

To: "Mike D. Day" <ncmike@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [ PATCH 2.6.16-rc3-xen 3/3] sysfs: export Xen hypervisor attributes to sysfs
From: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2006 14:19:18 +0100
Cc: Greg KH <greg@xxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Dave Hansen <haveblue@xxxxxxxxxx>, lkml <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Arjan van de Ven <arjan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Wed, Feb 22, 2006 at 08:06:12AM -0500, Mike D. Day wrote:
> Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> >surely those tools already talk to the hypervisor.. so they might as
> >well ask for this information themselves... no need to bloat the kernel
> >for this
> Yes, it is an optional function. The current implementation is a module
> that can be omitted from the configuration, built-in, or loadable.

If it's not needed, why include it at all?


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