[Libvir] Re: support for hvm guests

Jim Fehlig jfehlig at novell.com
Fri Jun 30 00:02:11 UTC 2006

Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> Unfortunately I think we'll need to get an implementation done that works
> with SEXPR. Even if everything progresses smoothly with the new XML-RPC
> protocol for XenD, realistically it is going to be 2-3 months into the
> future before its anywhere near ready for use by libvirt, and even then
> there'll be a non-trivial existing userbase still on the SEXPR based XenD
> for quite a while after that.

Here is a first cut of the patch for review.  I have minimally tested 
the "get" side of the patch, e.g. virsh dumpxml <some_hvm_domain>.  Have 
not tried the "put" side, e.g. virsh create.  I hope to test/fix the 
create side tomorrow as well as test the get side with more interesting 

I haven't quite decided on how to handle the cdrom yet.  I'm hardly and 
expert on libxml so perhaps someone can suggest how to elegantly extract 
the cdrom info from the incoming xml :-).  See the TODO related to cdrom 
in xml.c.

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