[libvirt] [PATCH 0/4 v2] ivshmem support

Osier Yang jyang at redhat.com
Fri Nov 16 09:59:27 UTC 2012

v1 - v2:
  * Change attribute "model" to be a sub-element instead.

  Since the invshmem server socket path is not created by
QEMU, but by an external app called "ivshmem_server", It's
not good to construct the socket path in libvirt with a solid
rule, and force the user to figure out what the path is
libvirt uses first and use that for "ivshmem_server". Thus it's
the user's business to set the selinux context on the socket
path so that the qemu process could be started successfully
when selinux is enabled.

Shawn Furrow proposed a patch more than a month ago:

But this is a complete different implementation. Considering
there could be other memory related devices in futuer, this
introduces a new device model, called "memory device", instead
of a specific device like "ivshmem", though only "ivshmem"
is supported currently. Please refer to PATCH 1/4 for more

CC'ed to Cam and Shawn, to see if there is advise on the documents.

Osier Yang (4):
  docs: Add documents for memory device
  conf: Parse and format memory device XML
  qemu: Add cap flag QEMU_CAPS_IVSHMEM
  qemu: Build command line for ivshmem device

 docs/formatdomain.html.in                        |   40 +++++
 docs/schemas/domaincommon.rng                    |   40 +++++
 src/conf/domain_conf.c                           |  195 +++++++++++++++++++++-
 src/conf/domain_conf.h                           |   27 +++
 src/libvirt_private.syms                         |    3 +
 src/qemu/qemu_capabilities.c                     |    2 +
 src/qemu/qemu_capabilities.h                     |    1 +
 src/qemu/qemu_command.c                          |   85 ++++++++++
 src/util/util.c                                  |    5 +
 src/util/util.h                                  |    2 +
 tests/qemuhelptest.c                             |   12 +-
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemuxml2argv-ivshmem.args |    7 +
 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemuxml2argv-ivshmem.xml  |   34 ++++
 tests/qemuxml2argvtest.c                         |    2 +
 14 files changed, 450 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemuxml2argv-ivshmem.args
 create mode 100644 tests/qemuxml2argvdata/qemuxml2argv-ivshmem.xml


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