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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 09/14] conf: Add VIR_DOMAIN_CHR_SERIAL_TARGET_TYPE_PL011



On Thu, 2017-11-16 at 16:17 +0100, Pino Toscano wrote:
> On Thursday, 16 November 2017 14:56:32 CET Pavel Hrdina wrote:
> > How about we introduce another attribute/element that would specify the
> > exact model of the serial device and it would be optional, libvirt would
> > be able to choose the model if none is specified.
> 
> Can you please provide an example of how it would look like?

  <serial type='pty'>
    <target type='xxx-serial>
      <model name='splc'/>
    </target>
  </serial>

> > I was no able to find anything about s390 and its sclp/sclplm consoles
> > but it's the same case.  I would expect that both devices are connected
> > to the same BUS, we just need to find the BUS name to use it $BUS-serial
> > and have sclp/sclplm as models.
> 
> There is no real bus for sclp/sclplm -- there is only an internal "bus"
> in QEMU, but it should not be exposed in upper layers (as it is only an
> implementation detail).

There's probably some name, in some spec, somewhere :)

Or we could use 's390-serial', but that would be suboptimal.

-- 
Andrea Bolognani / Red Hat / Virtualization


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