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Re: [libvirt-users] aliases for graphic devices



On Wed, May 14, 2014 at 10:28:13AM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
> 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.

Furthermore with older QEMU versions, we have no choice in aliases - we
had to use what QEMU hardcoded

Regards,
Daniel
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