[TriLUG] Xen: Identifying Host from Guest
anball at gmail.com
Thu May 10 17:40:29 EDT 2007
Yep. I think Ken's going to try IBM Virtualization Manager since he has
IBM hardware. It deals with topology like that.
On 5/10/07, Robert Dale <robdale at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think the problem here is that you're trying to break the separation
> of concerns. A guest really shouldn't care or know who is hosting it.
> The host already knows what guests it has, so query that. You could
> build or use a management app to control all this. Then if your guest
> really needs to know where it is, it would then query the manager.
> On 5/9/07, Ken Mink <ken.mink at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I don't think that's going to work. The guest's (DomU's) have eth0
> > with it's own MAC address. On the Dom0, there are vifX's and vethX's
> > for each of the DomU's. They use MAC addresses of ff:ff:ff:ff and
> > 00:00:00:00 respectively. There doesn't seem to any way to correlate
> > them that way.
> Robert Dale
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