Subject: Re: devices in /kern ?
To: Matt Thomas <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/27/2005 18:42:03
On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 09:35:42AM -0800, Matt Thomas wrote:
> Why not a socket?  PF_XEN.  Requires no file system entries at all.

because then this would change the interface to the userland tools (here it's
just a path to change, or a symlink to add).
xen already requires 2 kernfs files, and this device. Others may show up in the

Manuel Bouyer <>
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