[Libvir] libvirt not compatible with Xen-unstable hypercall API ?

Atsushi SAKAI sakaia at jp.fujitsu.com
Tue Mar 27 01:27:23 UTC 2007

Hi, Jerone.

Thank you for your info.
It needs to fix, I will fix this issue.
(I check up to xen-3.0.4 but for xen-3.0.5 is not yet.
The structure changes from xen-3.0.4 to xen-3.0.5.) 

But I hope xen_internal.c should switch libxc.
Any reason of libvirt stay on original code? 

Atsushi SAKAI

Jerone Young <jyoung5 at us.ibm.com> wrote:

> While trying to verify any potential problem between with libvirt & Xen
> PPC port. I've found that libvirt currently in CVS attempts to determine
> what hypercall version to follow, by looking at the hypervisior version.
> It determines that this is some arbitrary versioning "v2" of the
> hypercall api. This starts on line 1250 of xen_internal.c. This does not
> appear to be compatible with current Xen-Unstable from testing and
> trying to hack it up.
> Has any work been done toward making libvirt compatible with
> Xen-unstable that has not been included? Or is it waiting till the
> offical 3.0.5 release? 
> We are attempting to ensure that Xen PPC works with libvirt. Though we
> have to use the latest hypercall api. 
> 		Thanks,
> 			Jerone 
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