[Libvir] [RFC] Device attach/detach on virsh

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Fri May 11 05:31:26 UTC 2007

On Fri, May 11, 2007 at 12:21:00AM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Thu, May 10, 2007 at 12:50:40PM -0400, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> > On Thu, May 10, 2007 at 06:50:53PM +0900, Masayuki Sunou wrote:
> >   To me this proposal is not okay as-is because it looks completely tied to
> > Xen. But maybe I didn't understand, suppose I use KVM what would be the vbd
> > or vif parameter looking like ? We need at least to change the terminology
> > i.e. replace vif and vbd terms, but I'm afraid 
> Huh ? I didn't see anything in this proposal which was Xen-specific. The

   Hum, sorry I misunderstood, I though it was using the vif and vbd internal
Xen numbers to adress the device. I was focusing on the delete operation,
and wondering what was the naming used. 

> disks where being identified based on their backend path (eg /var/lib/xen/image/foo.img
> or /dev/sda4), while network cards were being identified based on their
> MAC address. Both of those are unique identifiers used by pretty much
> any virt system.

  yup objection removed, 


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