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VDS(4) Device Drivers Manual (sparc64) VDS(4)

NAME

vds, vdspvirtual disk server

SYNOPSIS

vds* at cbus?
vdsp* at vds?

DESCRIPTION

The vds driver provides a virtual disk server using the services provided by the UltraSPARC Hypervisor as found on sun4v systems. It provides the backing storage for virtual disks in other logical domains through a logical domain channel provided by the UltraSPARC Hypervisor. The vds driver uses block devices or disk images in the form of regular files. The name of the block device or file used for the disk image is taken from the domain's machine description.
The vds driver supports version 1.0 and version 1.1 of the vDisk protocol.

SEE ALSO

cbus(4), intro(4), vdsk(4)

HISTORY

The vds driver first appeared in OpenBSD 4.7.

AUTHORS

The vds driver was written by Mark Kettenis <kettenis@openbsd.org>.
November 21, 2015 OpenBSD-current