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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.16-rc6-xen] export Xen Hypervisor attributes to sysfs
Arjan van de Ven wrote:

>> +---properties
>> | >---capabilities
>> | >---changeset
>
> how is this a property and not part of version?
Agree, changeset should be part of version

> again what is the justification of putting this in the kernel? I though
> everyone here was agreed that since the management tools that need this
> talk to the hypervisor ANYWAY, they might as well just ask this
> information as well....

I think we had a good discussion but short of agreement. Some tools want to
read a file from /sys/hypervisor/ rather than call a c lib. (In other words,
not all tools will talk to the hypervisor.) It is appropriate to view the
hypervisor as a hardware device so it is appropriate to have some information
in sysfs.

I appreciate the counter argument as well, but think this should be a
configurable option.

thanks,

Mike
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