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Re: [libvirt-users] aliases for graphic devices



On 05/14/2014 09:47 AM, Francesco Romani wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> AFAIK, aliases cannot be set for Graphics devices. I tried this very simple experiment
> with libvirt 1.2.4 (from virt-preview on F20)
> 
> relevant part of the input xml:
> 
>     <graphics type='spice' port='-1' autoport='yes' listen='127.0.0.1'>
>       <listen type='address' address='127.0.0.1'/>
>       <alias name='display.0'/>
>     </graphics>

Aliases are output-only; they are ignored on input.  Libvirt demands
total control over the alias field, because it interacts with qemu via
the alias that libvirt chooses.


> 
> So, are really aliases not allowed for the Graphics Devices or am I doing something wrong?
> If aliases aren't allowed, any plans to support them?

No plans to support user-specified aliases on input.

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Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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