[libvirt] [PATCH v2] Disk- and Controller Hotplug

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Tue Nov 17 17:53:05 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 12:53:31AM +0100, wolfgang.mauerer at siemens.com wrote:
> Hi,
> this is the second revision of a patch series to improve disk
> hotadd support for libvirt. It focuses on the qemu backend, but
> is naturally designed to be compatible with other backends as
> well. The objective is two-fold:
> 1.) Split off controller from disk handling. This is done by
>     introducing a new domain element <controller> that is used to
>     describe disk controllers. Support for hotplugging such
>     controllers is added.  Support to reference controllers by
>     name is also included.
> 2.) <disk>s can now be associated with a specific controller;
>     this is done by means of a <controller> subelemnt for disks.
> This patch addresses the questions that were raised during the
> review of the initial submission, massages the code by fixing
> some whitespace issues, gets static controller configurations to
> work, and adds documentation. Notice that in contrast to the
> first submission I did not include the patch that adds support
> for disk- and controller hot_remove_. Since the qemu codebase is
> still in bit of a flux wrt.  the necessary patches required for
> this functionality, it will reappear some time later as a
> separate submission.

What libvirt version / GIT changeset  did you create these patches
against ?  The current libvirt QEMU driver code in GIT is quite
different, so the patches here don't apply for me as is.

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