[libvirt] [PATCH] openvz: swap <source bridge=...> with <target dev=...>

Evgeniy Sokolov evg at openvz.org
Mon Sep 29 12:11:39 UTC 2008

> 2008/9/29 Evgeniy V. Sokolov <evg at parallels.com <mailto:evg at parallels.com>>
>                This behaviour contradicts with description found in docs
>         (in which
>                <source> tag specify interface in host, not in
>         container). I think,
>                the previous bridge must be specified as
>                  <interface type='bridge'>
>                    <mac address='00:16:3e:34:21:9e'/>
>                -     <source bridge='eth10'/>
>                +     <target dev='eth10'/>
>                  </interface>
>            You are right. It is bug.
>         Well, here is the patch, that fixes that behaviour.
>     Your patch is half of fix. It require to fix openvzReadNetworkConf() in
>     openvz_conf.c.
> Here is a new one. Check it, please.

Patch looks good.
But currently it will work strange because of all drivers (except 
OpenVZ) in libvirt require specified <source bridge=""/> - it is generic.
With patch you need to specify both
<source bridge='eth10'/> - to satisfy common requirements
<target dev='eth10'/> - to create network

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