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Re: [Xen-devel] Guest to Host communication

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jose A. Lopes [mailto:jabolopes@xxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 22 October 2013 13:49
> To: Paul Durrant
> Cc: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Guest to Host communication
> Hi,
> If I understood correctly, Xenstore requires writing a driver and
> loading it inside the VM.  Is this correct?

Well, yes you'll need some code in the guest, but drivers already exist for 
linux and windows so you could just use them.

> If so, then it seems this approach would require writing different
> drivers for different OSes, such as, Linux and Windows.  Currently, we
> are just exploring different design options and we would like to aim
> at a uniform approach across different OSes. Is there an option like that ?

What option do you expect that doesn't involve writing at least some code for 
each OS you want to use?


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