[libvirt] [PATCH 5/5] qemu: virtio console support

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Mon Jul 19 15:44:13 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 03:44:56PM -0400, Cole Robinson wrote:
> Enable specifying a virtio console device with:
> <console type='pty'>
>   <target type='virtio' name='arbitrary.virtio.serial.port.name'/>
> </console>

What purpose does the 'name' field serve here ?  It is used for
virtio serial devices to format the /dev/virtio-serial/arbitrary.virtio.serial.port.name
device node in the guest, but AFAIK, this isn't applicable to
virtio console devices.

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