[libvirt] About node device enumeration problem

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Fri Nov 27 12:46:40 UTC 2009

On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 06:03:30PM +0800, ajia wrote:
> Hi all,
> I saw two sets of node device enumeration implementation in
> libvirt-0.7.4 source code:
> 1.libudev implementation
> 2.HAL-based implementation
> I want to know which kind is used in libvirt.if both are used, which
> kinds solution is better?

  Depends on the host OS. For Fedora 12 and RHEL-6 , then libvirt
if 0.7.4 or later will be compiled with udev. If not it will fallback
to hal

  It's more a question of what method s supported on the host OS rather
than picking one or the other, libvirt will just use the preferred


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