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Re: [Xen-users] Fixing Domain ID for DomU

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Fixing Domain ID for DomU
From: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <fajar@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2009 08:58:30 +0700
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On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 3:35 AM, Nick Couchman <Nick.Couchman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> On 2009/09/24 at 08:12, Antti Kanes <antti.kanes@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> Can the domain id be fixed and if so, how? (And if not, why not?)
>> It'd make life much easier with monitoring, say, vif interfaces if
>> they'd stay the same after a reboot of a domU.

> No, you cannot fix the domain ID - this is an auto-incrementing number that 
> Xen assigns at each start.  You should be able to use the information in 
> xenstore to monitor interfaces via the domain name instead of the domain ID.

For vif monitoring you can make it have persistent name using
"vifname" on vif line. See "xm create --help_config"


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