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Re: [libvirt] Improve heuristic for default guest architecture

On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 11:16:38AM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 03:34:44PM +0100, Soren Hansen wrote:
> > In libvirt 0.6.1, if you create a domain description of type 'kvm'
> > without an arch set on an x86-64 host, you would get an i686 qemu guest
> > rather than the expected x86-64 kvm guest.
> > 
> > This is because virCapabilitiesDefaultGuestArch doesn't take the domain
> > type into consideration, so it just returned the first hvm architecutre
> > that has been registered, which is i686.
> > 
> > After applying Dan P's patch, 
> > 
> > 	http://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2009-March/msg00281.html, 
> > 
> > I now get a i686 kvm guest, since kvm now can do i686 guests from
> > libvirt. This is certainly an improvement, but I think a more reasonable
> > default is to attempt to match the host's architecture.
> > 
> > This patch makes virCapabilitiesDefaultGuestArch also check the domain
> > type, and also gives preference to a guest architecture that matches the
> > host's architecture.
> I've committed this patch now

  Sorry I nearly did it yesterday when I got distrated and didn't
push/mail about it, fine, thanks !


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