[ovs-dev] Resync with XenServer 5.7

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Fri Oct 2 20:36:39 UTC 2009

Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell at citrix.com> writes:

> The vif hotplug script has the following changes:
>       * Read extra vif details from xenstore instead of using XenAPI.
>         This reduces unnecessary traffic on the pool master and is good
>         for scalability. This change makes the dump-vif-details script
>         redundant.
>       * Manage network tap devices (emulated network devices created by
>         qemu) via the hotplug script. Replaces usage
>         of /etc/xen/qemu-ifup (which is removed in XenServer 5.7). This
>         is necessary in order to receive tap deletion a well as creation
>         events. Modified /etc/udev/rules/xen-backend.rules also
>         attached.

Thank you.

I added a little bit of RPM packaging glue and stuck this into
our xs5.7 branch.

I verified that our internal autobuilder likes it, but I have not
had a chance to test it on 5.7 because the build that you passed
along is still downloading ("42 minutes remaining...") :-)

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