[et-mgmt-tools] virtio support in libvirt and virt-manager?

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Sat Sep 6 21:17:55 UTC 2008

On Sat, Sep 06, 2008 at 04:54:01PM +0200, Emre Erenoglu wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> Would anybody know when virtio will be supported in libvirt and
> virt-manager?
> For the moment, I can only use virtio enabled guests after editing the xml
> config files by hand and importing into virsh.

libvirt supports it as of 0.4.4.  For networks add  <model type='virtio'/>
to the <interface> section. For disks change the <disk> target element to
<target dev='xvdXXX' bus='virtio'/>

virt-manager will support it in the very near future, automatically enabling
virtio for disks we know include it

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