Subject: Re: XBD Numbering
To: John R. Shannon <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-xen
Date: 05/22/2007 14:06:41
On Tue, May 22, 2007 at 03:28:19AM -0600, John R. Shannon wrote:
> When there are multiple disk entries in a configuration file, what determines 
> the association between DEV and XBD? The comments in the NetBSD sample config 
> indicate that "VDEV doesn't really matter for a NetBSD guest OS".

In the guest the xbd devices are just numbered in order: the first entry
is xbd0, the second xbd1, etc ...

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference