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Re: [Xen-devel] removing a block device from windows

To: James Harper <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] removing a block device from windows
From: Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2011 09:03:19 +0100
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On Fri, 2011-07-15 at 02:24 +0100, James Harper wrote:
> >From dom0 I can do xm block-detach to remove a device from a DomU, which
> manages the state transition to closing/closed etc then removes the
> device
> Can a DomU initiate the transition to closed too, or is that not
> expected to work?

I reckon that ought to work, by switching the frontend to Closing,
although I'm not aware of any existing frontends which actually do that
(maybe it happens on kexec? e.g. pvgrub->kernel)


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