[libvirt] [Qemu-devel] Re: Supporting hypervisor specific APIs in libvirt

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Tue Mar 23 11:08:52 UTC 2010

On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 11:50:57AM +0100, Juan Quintela wrote:
> Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel at redhat.com> wrote:
> >> - networking: man, setting networking is a mess, libvirt just does it
> >>    for you.
> >
> > +1
> >
> > Even when not using libvirt for a reason or another I usually hook my
> > virtual machines into virbr0 (libvirt default network).
> This is a war for another day :-)
> I have that very same setup on my laptop.  But I already use dnsmasq for
> other reasons -> no way to share dnsmasq with libvirt, libvirt want to
> use a different one -> have to configure two things, especially if I
> want specific names (in my dnsmasq setup already) for some of my guests.

FYI, the dnsmasq maintainer has actually volunteered todo some enhancements
to dnsmasq to allow a prexisting instance of dnsmasq to play nicely with
libvirt's needs. This should pretty much solve that problem

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