[libvirt] [PATCH Repost] esx: Allow 'lsisas1068' as SCSI controller type

Matthias Bolte matthias.bolte at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 8 10:17:16 UTC 2010

2010/4/7 Daniel Veillard <veillard at redhat.com>:
> On Tue, Apr 06, 2010 at 11:38:00PM +0200, Matthias Bolte wrote:
>> Extend tests to cover all SCSI controller types and document the
>> new type.
>> The lsisas1068 SCSI controller type was added in ESX 4.0. The VMX
>> parser reports an error when this controller type is present. This
>> makes virsh dumpxml fail for every domain that uses this controller
>> type.
>> This patch fixes this and adds lsisas1068 to the list of accepted
>> SCSI controller types.
>> Reported by Jonathan Kelley.
>> ---
>> This is a repost of this patch [1].
>> DanPB pointed out that the ESX driver is currently abusing the <driver>
>> element to expose the SCSI controller type.
>> Now we have the <controller> element to explicitly model stuff like
>> SCSI controllers in the domain XML config. The ESX driver doesn't
>> support this yet. Also there is currently no way to express the SCSI
>> controller type in the <controller> element. Something like the model
>> attribute for NICs need to be added here too.
>> So I'd like to push this patch now in order to have the immediate
>> problem of failing virsh dumpxml fixed in libvirt 0.8.0. I already got
>> asked offlist when this problem will be fixed.
>> [1] https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2010-March/msg00548.html
>  Well the abuse is already in place for lsilogic and buslogic,
> so okay for pushing this now, but please let's fix the XML format
> problem after the release,

Yes, that's the plan.

>  ACK,
> Daniel

Thanks, pushed.


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