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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 0/7] QEMU network/bridge backed NIC hotplug

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 10:57:29PM +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> Hey,
>         So, here are the patches needed to complete the QEMU NIC hotplug
> work by supporting network and bridge backed interfaces.
>         We support this by passing a tap file descriptor to qemu over
> the monitor socket using SCM_RIGHTS.
>         The monitor commands required for this (getfd and closefd) are
> queued up in Anthony's queue and should be in qemu-0.11-rc1 which is due
> to be released very soon:
>   http://repo.or.cz/w/qemu/aliguori-queue.git?a=commitdiff;h=4edd6c2645
>   http://repo.or.cz/w/qemu/aliguori-queue.git?a=commitdiff;h=f4069061e3
>         Note: I just remembered I'm not handling missing support for
> these commands very well. I'll make it handle an 'unknown command' reply
> gracefully by failing the attach tommorrow.

  Yes that's my main uncertainty about this patch set, we assume the
support is present and I don't see any detection code, can you send this
quickly to finish the serie of patches ?


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