[ovs-dev] [PATCH] xenserver: Add support for disabling in-band management via XAPI.

Ethan Jackson ethan at nicira.com
Mon Feb 28 22:14:47 UTC 2011


Sounds fine.

On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 1:10 PM, Andrew Evans <aevans at nicira.com> wrote:
> On 2/28/11 12:52 PM, Andrew Evans wrote:
>> On 2/28/11 11:24 AM, Ethan Jackson wrote:
>>> Instead of allowing vswitch-disable-in-band to take on the values
>>> "true" or "false" I would prefer we allow them to take on the values
>>> "0" or "1" (n > 0?).  This is more consistent with other xenserver
>>> other-config settings such as use_carrier, and a couple of other
>>> random ones I found here:
>>> http://docs.vmd.citrix.com/XenServer/5.0.0/1.0/en_gb/guest.html
>>
>> Actually, the only occurrance of "other_config" I see there is this:
>>
>>       xe vif-param-set uuid=vif_uuid other_config:ethtool-tx=off
>
> Whoops, I should have been looking for "other-config" (with a dash).
>
> Empirically, true/false seems to be the convention, at least in the
> networks on my XenServer 5.6.100 box:
>
> [root at xenserver ~]# for uuid in $(xe network-list | awk -F ': ' '/^uuid
> / { print $2; }'); do xe network-param-list uuid=$uuid; done | fgrep
> other-config | sort -u
>        other-config (MRW): automatic: false
>        other-config (MRW): automatic: true
>        other-config (MRW): is_guest_installer_network: true; ip_begin:
> 192.168.128.1; ip_end: 192.168.128.254; netmask: 255.255.255.0
>
> So I'm going to use "true" and "false" if that's ok with you.
>
> -Andrew
>




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