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Re: [libvirt] VMware ESX driver progress

On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 04:58:50PM +0200, Matthias Bolte wrote:
> Hi,
> the development was hindered by our testing cluster being offline
> since 2 weeks due to server room cooling system maintenance. But I
> finally got a basic version of dump-XML done, that fills all fields of
> the virDomainDef that the VMX file contains data for.
> Changes since first announcement:
> - Move code into esx subdirectory
> - Add esxNodeGetInfo()
> - Fix esxDomainGetInfo() to report the correct value for memory
> - Add memory and max-memory getter/setters
> - Add CPU scheduler getter/setters
> - Validate a migration before trying to perform it
> - Replace esxUtil_Strdup() with strdup() and remove
> esxUtil_MigrateStringFromLibXML()
> - Add esxVI_EnsureSession() to handle expiring sessions
> - Separate VI client code into multiple files and generate most of the
> type handling code with macros
> - Add esxDomainDumpXML() based on esxVMX_ParseConfig()
> The ESX driver isn't complete yet, currently it supports:
> - domain lookup by ID, UUID and name
> - domain listing
> - domain info retrieval
> - domain suspend and resume
> - domain start and destroy
> - domain reboot and shutdown, if the VMware tools are installed inside
> the domain
> - domain migration with previous validation
> - domain memory configuration
> - domain CPU amount and scheduler configuration
> - domain XML-dump
> - domain XML-from-native (VMX)
> - node info retrieval
> - node hostname retrieval
> The next milestone is creating/defining a new domain from a domain XML
> config, but this will not be finished until feature freeze for 0.7.0
> on friday.

  Okay, at this point since we have import/export of the XML I think
embedding the driver makes sense, then the Create and others part can be
added incrementally. I will make another pass on the code and hopefully
we will be able to push it in by Friday,

  thanks !


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