[libvirt] [PATCH 1/4] virsh: Document limitation of domifstat

Michal Privoznik mprivozn at redhat.com
Thu Oct 5 14:18:27 UTC 2017


The current implementation reads the stats from the host.
However, this doesn't work for all types of interfaces as not all
of them have a representation in the host. For instance,
interface type='user' doesn't.

Signed-off-by: Michal Privoznik <mprivozn at redhat.com>
 tools/virsh.pod | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/tools/virsh.pod b/tools/virsh.pod
index 00d93781a..632f202e8 100644
--- a/tools/virsh.pod
+++ b/tools/virsh.pod
@@ -775,7 +775,9 @@ the guest OS via an agent. If unspecified, 'lease' is the default.
 =item B<domifstat> I<domain> I<interface-device>
-Get network interface stats for a running domain.
+Get network interface stats for a running domain. This might be
+unavailable for some types of interface which don't have
+representation in the host, e.g. user.
 =item B<domif-setlink> I<domain> I<interface-device> I<state> [I<--config>]

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