[et-mgmt-tools] VM Images (take 2)

Hugh Brock hbrock at redhat.com
Mon Jul 30 20:37:38 UTC 2007

David Lutterkort wrote:
> Hi,
> I've updated the patches [1] for virt-inst that deal with machine
> images. The XML format has changed some since the inital patches. Main
> changes:
>       * the os type/variant business has been removed from the XML.
>         Instead, the features section now allows specifying acpi/apic
>         directly, e.g. '<acpi state="off"/>' (right now, this requires
>         some patches [2] to libvirt, too; without them, virt-image will
>         complain that it can't find a suitable boot descriptor)
>       * the <disks> section in the <boot> elements has been changed so
>         that each disk mapping corresponds to a <drive> element instead
>         of being in <disks>/<map>
>       * the various hardware info (vcpu, memory, interface, graphics)
>         are in a devices section
>       * the <machine> tag is now called <domain>
> For details of the format, look at the example image.xml, and the
> Relax-NG grammar, image.rng.
> David
> [1] http://people.redhat.com/dlutter/virt-image/
> [2] https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2007-July/msg00395.html
+1, this all looks good. I will commit it unless anyone objects?


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