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Re: call for testing: xen 4.1 packages

On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 11:57:19PM +0200, Christoph Egger wrote:
> >> Wouldn't it be better to implement the functionality with rump?
> > 
> > Maybe, I don't know if rump would be the right way to do it.
> > What is the blktap2 driver supposed to do ?
> It adds support for different virtual disk types such as qcow, qcow2,
> vhd, vmdk, etc.
> pooka@ pointed me to pud(4) when I talked to him last time.

I'm not sure this is the right way to do it; performance-wise.

> >     return osdep.lookup_balloon_stat(label)
> >   File "/usr/pkg/lib/python2.6/site-packages/xen/xend/osdep.py", line 97, 
> > in _netbsd_balloon_stat
> >     (name, value) = sysctloutput.split('=')
> > ValueError: need more than 1 value to unpack
> > 
> If you are on NetBSD-5 then pull up  dom0 balloon support from -current
> then the error goes away.

if balloon is mandatory now it should be enabled by default in dom0.
What is missing from the balloon driver before we can enable it
by default ?

Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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