Subject: Re: devices in /kern ?
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/27/2005 21:37:14
On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 07:00:17PM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Jan 2005, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> >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
> >future.
> Out of curiosity, can you tell what sort of events one can expect from 
> that device/Xen?

I don't know yet. These events comes from the Xen kernel and are for the
userland tools. I didn't look in details at the sources of either of them
to know what events the userland tools registers. The driver in the NetBSD
kernel is just a pass-though.

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