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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 20/34] Assign device aliases for all devices at startup

On Fri, Jan 08, 2010 at 05:23:16PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> When starting a guest, give every device a unique alias. This will
> be used for the 'id' parameter in -device args in later patches.
> It can also be used to uniquely identify devices in the monitor
> For old QEMU without -device, assign disk names based on QEMU's
> historical naming scheme.
> * src/qemu/qemu_conf.c: Assign unique device aliases
> * src/qemu/qemu_driver.c: Remove obsolete qemudDiskDeviceName
>   and use the device alias in eject & blockstats commands
> ---
>  src/qemu/qemu_conf.c   |  173 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  src/qemu/qemu_driver.c |  104 ++++++-----------------------
>  2 files changed, 195 insertions(+), 82 deletions(-)

How would the user see the alias in practice ? They won't be
dumped in the XML if I understand correctly so how to they get exposed ?



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