[libvirt] Supporting hypervisor specific APIs in libvirt

Juan Quintela quintela at redhat.com
Tue Mar 23 12:19:05 UTC 2010

"Daniel P. Berrange" <berrange at redhat.com> wrote:
> 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

/me reserves beer for him.

Once there, making it to play well with selinux + dbus will make it just
perfect :-) (I haven't checked if this worked in the last year, so ...)

Later, Juan.

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