[libvirt] [PATCH 1/2] Add armv6l Support as guest

Andrea Bolognani abologna at redhat.com
Mon Dec 3 15:09:49 UTC 2018

On Thu, 2018-11-29 at 21:12 +0100, infos at nafets.de wrote:
> > However, I notice that you are using '--network none' and so of course there is
> > no network connectivity inside the guest. My own attempts at fixing this were
> > unsuccessful, in that I can get a PCI device such as rtl8139 or even virtio-net-pci
> > to be detected by the guest, but the corresponding drivers are not included in
> > the kernel downloaded from the GitHub repository linked above; the versatilepb
> > board's own integrated network device (smc91c111), on the other hand, seems
> > not to support instantiation via -device and is thus not usable without adding
> > hacks to libvirt. Did you manage to get network functionality working some
> > other way?
> No, I did not get network going yet. I saw the same two options, either hack libvirt to be
> able to deal with default NIC or add virtio support to the kernel.

I gave the second option a try and confirmed it works; based on those
results, I've opened


Let's see whether or not the maintainer likes the approach :)

In the meantime, I have tweaked your patches as agreed upon and
pushed them. Congratulations on your first contribution to libvirt!

Andrea Bolognani / Red Hat / Virtualization

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