[PATCH 1/1] NEWS.rst: document the 'auto-fill' feature

Daniel Henrique Barboza danielhb413 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 18 11:12:25 UTC 2020

Although this can be considered a new feature, from the user
standpoint is more of a QoL improvement.

Suggested-by: Michal Privoznik <mprivozn at redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Daniel Henrique Barboza <danielhb413 at gmail.com>
 NEWS.rst | 8 ++++++++
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)

diff --git a/NEWS.rst b/NEWS.rst
index a16903c7c3..20964b94d7 100644
--- a/NEWS.rst
+++ b/NEWS.rst
@@ -50,6 +50,14 @@ v6.4.0 (2020-06-02)
     allowed only when the format is 'raw' and no other block layer features are
+  * qemu: auto-fill of incomplete NUMA topologies
+    Domains with incomplete NUMA topologies, where the sum of vCPUs in all NUMA
+    cells is less than the total of vCPUs, will get their first NUMA cell to
+    be auto-filled with the remaining vCPUs. This behavior reproduces what QEMU
+    already does in these cases. Users are encouraged to provide complete NUMA
+    topologies to avoid unexpected changes in the domain XML.
 * **Bug fixes**
   * qemu: fixed regression in network device hotplug with new qemu versions

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