Upgrading the host

Marcin Struzak kunci at struzak.com
Wed Feb 17 01:45:55 UTC 2021

On 2/16/2021 12:51 AM, Michal Privoznik wrote:
> On 2/12/21 2:10 AM, Marcin Struzak wrote:
> [...]
>>  3. Anything else I should worry about or prepare ahead?
> Not strictly related to libvirt, but machine types might be problem. I 
> guess qemu will be upgraded too and in general the machine type you're 
> using for a domain might not be available in upgraded qemu.
Correct, it looks like qemu will go from 1.6.2 to 4.2.1...
> You can view supported machine types by running 'virsh capabilities' 
> with upgraded qemu.
machine is pc-i440fx-1.6 in all my domains.  Is there a simple way to 
figure out if that's supported in libvirt 6.1.0 (without installing it)?
> Good luck!
> Michal
Thank you for a quick & detailed answer.


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