[libvirt] [PATCH 00/34] Add device addressing and disk controller support

Wolfgang Mauerer wolfgang.mauerer at siemens.com
Wed Jan 13 13:16:45 UTC 2010


On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 6:22 PM, Daniel P. Berrange <berrange at redhat.com>
> This series is a merge of two previous series I posted
>  http://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2009-December/msg00232.html
>  http://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2009-December/msg00392.html
> It accomplishes quite a lot of things, having major impact on the QEMU
> driver, hopefully all in a postive way :-)

do you happen to have a git repository from which the patches can
be pulled? This would ease testing quite a bit since it's become
a rather voluminous series ;-)

Thanks, Wolfgang
> In particular it does
>  * Add standard XML syntax for addressing of PCI devices, and disk drives
>  * Add support for disk controllers as a managed device in XML
>  * Add support for disk controller hotplug/unplug
>  * Convert everything over to use QEMU's -device flag where available
>  * Add PCI addressing when using -device
>  * Introduce a way to give every device a unique 'alias' name in
>   the XML format
> I can't promise it works perfectly, but i've done quite alot of positive
> testing with it now & believe all the back comptability stuff is working
> right.
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