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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 05/13] xen: groundwork for xen support

Gerd Hoffmann writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 05/13] xen: 
groundwork for xen support"):
> Ok.  I think we have three cases then:
>   (1) xen emulation using xenner (default, with or without kvm).
>   (2) running on xen, with xend creating the domain, and
>   (3) running on xen, with qemu creating the domain.
> For (2) and (3) we need command line switches to enable these modes.
> Specifying a domain ID makes sense in all three cases though.  So I'd
> keep the -xen-domid switch, like this:
>   -xen-domid <nr>    specify xen domain id.
>   -xen-attach        attach to specified domain (created by xend).
>   -xen-create        create the domain directly.
> Comments?

That sounds reasonable.  Can we please make sure that the usage
message for -xen-create and -xen-attach makes it clear that a user
should not supply these options on a Xen system using the Xen
management toolstack ?  (Which I think includes a system using xm and
also a system using libvirt, although perhaps Daniel Berrange will
correct me.)


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