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

On Wed, 2006-02-22 at 08:43 -0500, Mike D. Day wrote:
> Heiko Carstens wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 22, 2006 at 08:06:12AM -0500, Mike D. Day wrote:
> > 
> > If it's not needed, why include it at all?
> Sorry for not being clear. It *is* needed for control tools and agents 
> running in the privileged domain. 

but again those tools and agents *already* have a way of talking to the
hypervisor themselves. Why can't they just first ask this info? Why does
that need to be in the kernel, in unswappable memory?

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