[libvirt] KVM/qemu: problems with autostart of vms with non-bridged nets

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Tue Dec 2 11:38:36 UTC 2008

On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 12:23:12PM +0100, Gerd v. Egidy wrote:
> Hi Daniel,
> > > This patch alone not, but this patch + the one in my first mail
> > > (see
> > > https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2008-November/msg00457.html)
> > > together make it work for me. The first patch fixes the autostart order,
> > > the second one adds the necessary conn structure.
> >
> > Oh yes, I totally missed the patch in your first mail. The first patch
> > is definitely correct and I'll apply that shortly.
> I just added some documentation (same as in virInitialize) to make sure this 
> bug does not get introduced again. New version attached.
> > While your second 
> > patch is also functionally OK, I'm not entirely happy with creating a
> > connection object deep inside the QEMU driver code.
> Yeah, that was exactly my thought too.
> > So I'm going to 
> > think about whether there's a better way todo that bit.
> I looked through the rest of the qemu-initialization and it looks like this is 
> the only point where the conn-object is needed. So a solution would be to 
> directly access the network driver functions. But on the other hand these 
> functions seem all to imply that there is a valid conn available. So we would 
> have to change that, at least for the lookup-by-name case.

I've committed this patch now. I'll send a suggestion for the second patch

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