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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH,v7]: xl: randomly generate UUID's

To: Gianni Tedesco <gianni.tedesco@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH,v7]: xl: randomly generate UUID's
From: Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 6 Sep 2010 11:17:32 +0100
Cc: Christoph Egger <Christoph.Egger@xxxxxxx>, Xen Devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Stefano Stabellini <Stefano.Stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Mon, 2010-09-06 at 10:54 +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> I'm a little bit concerned that it might expose leaks or other
> occasions where we loose track of userdata but I think it is correct. 

On a related note is userdata supposed to persist across a host reboot?

If not then perhaps we should move it from /var/lib/xen to somewhere
that is cleaned on boot? Perhaps /var/run/xen/ or a sub-directory.


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