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[Xen-devel] Re: bug in starting xen machines - expectation of /dev/sda1 existing on *host*

M. A. Williamson wrote:
> The long-term fix would be to include a table for Xend to generate
> device numbers from, thus eliminating the dependency on these nodes
> existing in dom0.

This would certainly be a good idea, since blockdev frontend driver in
XenLinux already contains this mapping table in the other direction
(major and minor to device name). These two mappings should then be
kept in sync and there would be no more troubles from domain0 not
having the device files, or having the files with different minor and

-- Naked

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