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Re: [Xen-devel] xensocket or similar

  • To: James Harper <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Jean Guyader <jean.guyader@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Oct 2009 11:18:59 +0100
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2009/10/2 James Harper <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>> > Is xensocket (http://www.springerlink.com/content/b6240q165xg84536/)
> or
>> > something similar ever going to be in the xen kernel?
>> >
>> Noone has ever submitted such a thing for inclusion.
> Any idea's on what form such a thing might take? I can't really see that
> it's been discussed much before. I got excited when I read about xenfs
> (the interdomain filesystem that could be used to establish a high speed
> shared memory interface) and then saw xenfs in the current pvops kernel,
> but it appears that xenfs in the current pvops kernel is just /proc/xen
> and isn't what I thought it was.
> The current idea I'm thinking of is a new Address Family (AF_XEN?), and
> using domid+port or domid+name to define an address space.

We have something like that in XCI, it's not complete finished yet.
Let use sync the trees.


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