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author sd386@font.cl.cam.ac.uk
date Tue Oct 26 13:20:54 2004 +0000 (2004-10-26)
parents 524ade91f41f
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     1.1 --- a/docs/user.tex	Tue Oct 26 00:37:01 2004 +0000
     1.2 +++ b/docs/user.tex	Tue Oct 26 13:20:54 2004 +0000
     1.3 @@ -536,7 +536,7 @@ starting domains and functions for manag
     1.4  
     1.5  Full details of the {\tt xm} tool are found in Chapter~\ref{cha:xm}.
     1.6  
     1.7 -This example explains how to use the \path{xmdefaults} file.  If you
     1.8 +This example explains how to use the \path{xmdefconfig} file.  If you
     1.9  require a more complex setup, you will want to write a custom
    1.10  configuration file --- details of the configuration file formats are
    1.11  included in Chapter~\ref{cha:config}.
    1.12 @@ -549,9 +549,10 @@ to be reused for multiple virtual machin
    1.13  {\tt vmid} variable on the {\tt xm} command line
    1.14  fills in parts of this template.
    1.15  
    1.16 +Both of them can be found in \path{/etc/xen/}
    1.17  \subsection{Editing \path{xmdefconfig}}
    1.18  
    1.19 -At minimum, you should edit the following variables in \path{xmdefconfig}:
    1.20 +At minimum, you should edit the following variables in \path{/etc/xen/xmdefconfig}:
    1.21  
    1.22  \begin{description}
    1.23  \item[kernel] Set this to the path of the kernel you compiled for use
    1.24 @@ -574,6 +575,8 @@ example: \\ \verb_vif = ['mac=00:06:AA:F
    1.25  this variable, Xend will automatically generate a random MAC address
    1.26  from an unused range.
    1.27  
    1.28 +If you don't have a \path{xmdefconfig} file, simply create your own 
    1.29 +by copying one of the \path{/etc/xen/xmexample} files.
    1.30  \subsection{Starting the domain}
    1.31  
    1.32  The {\tt xm} tool provides a variety of commands for managing domains.
    1.33 @@ -901,6 +904,12 @@ The available commands are as follows:
    1.34  \item[call] Call a Xend HTTP API function directly.
    1.35  \end{description}
    1.36  
    1.37 +For a detailed overview of switches, arguments and variables to each command
    1.38 +try
    1.39 +\begin{verbatim}
    1.40 +# xm help command
    1.41 +\end{verbatim}
    1.42 +
    1.43  \chapter{Glossary}
    1.44  
    1.45  \begin{description}