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Re: [libvirt] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3 2/2] Add configure option --enable-pc-1-0-qemu-kvm



Quoting Alex Bligh (alex alex org uk):
> 
> On 22 Sep 2014, at 20:10, Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini redhat com> wrote:
> 
> > I'm arguing against special-casing pc-1.0.  Just apply the patch to
> > Ubuntu downstream and call it a day.
> > 
> > It's perfectly normal for machine types to be part of the downstream
> > (not so secret) sauce.
> 
> Well, I've just sent through a version that works as a machine
> parameter instead. If upstream doesn't like this, I'd prefer
> downstream took v2 of the patch (which makes -M pc-1.0 work)
> instead. That's also what Serge tested.

Yeah, prefer v2 as well.  Sorry if that means wasted time on your
part.

Though I'm also thinking I prefer to have pc-1.0-precise defined in
both precise's qemu-kvm 1.0, and later qemu 2.x, and requiring some
purely-on-precise action to switch the machine type from pc-1.0 to
pc-1.0-precise before migrating to trusty/later.

But as I mentioned elsewhere there's still the concerns of (a) how
much other still (like virito-net) will still break, and (b) the
practical issues of how to ship the old roms.

-serge


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