[Libvir] Re: OpenVZ XML

Mikhail A. Pokidko mikhail.pokidko at gmail.com
Wed Jan 16 15:57:47 UTC 2008

On Jan 16, 2008 11:49 AM, Shuveb Hussain wrote:
> On Jan 16, 2008 1:04 PM, Mikhail A. Pokidko wrote:
> [snip]
> >
> > Hi, Shuveb,
> > there is a whole bunch of questions!
> >
> > > Quota is not implemented as yet.
> > As quota is not implemented yet i want to ask - what is the meaning of it?
> > Is it analog of diskspace and diskinodes?
> Yes Mikhail, it is the same as disk space and disk inodes.
> >
> > And what does <gateway> sets? OpenVZ always uses fake gw
> > Question about <netmask> is connected with one above.
> The gateway is not used. It is better to remove it!

So the final XML variant will be the same but without <gateway> and <netmask>?

> >
> > As i understand <name> means veid?
> > Should <name> be exactly <name> as there is vzctl set --name? I think
> > it can be misunderstood. Or is it a question of compatibility
> >
> We don't use OpenVZ names. They are not popular at all! Atleast, I
> haven't really come across anybody who uses them. I wanted the XML to
> look as close to the other XML formats used in libvirt. And everyone
> calls OpenVZ VEs by their IDs. So I thought it was a good idea to use
> the name as the ID. This makes it simple for administrators who want
> to use the OpenVZ utilities if they want to.

Come to think of it you are right, barely someone would edit XML manually.
Thank you, the whole picture is quite clear for me. I guess i cannot
suggest anything else.


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