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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 7/9] libxl: disks: allow specification of "backendtype=phy|tap|qdisk"

Ian Campbell writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 7/9] libxl: disks: allow 
specification of "backendtype=phy|tap|qdisk""):
> On Thu, 2011-06-02 at 18:55 +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > +Not all backend drivers support all combinations of other options.
> > +For example, "phy" does not support formats other than "raw".
> > +Normally this option should not be specified, in which case libxl will
> > +automatically determine the most suitable backend.
> The deprecated prefixes ("tapdisk:", "phy:" etc) are explicitly not
> aliases for any of these, right?


> Not really related to this patch but it occurs to me that there probably
> ought to be backend types for the non-Linux dom0, e.g. *BSD backendd.

Currently there isn't any support for those in libxl.


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