[virt-tools-list] [PowerKVM][RFC]setting machine type in virt-manager

Li Zhang zhlcindy at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Tue Nov 29 02:51:22 UTC 2011

On 11/28/2011 03:41 AM, Cole Robinson wrote:
> On 11/22/2011 09:59 AM, zhlcindy at linux.vnet.ibm.com wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Now ppc can support several types of machine. And in the qemu,
>> the default machine type is mac99. So when we try to install
>> a VM with virt-manager,from libvirt log file the machine type
>> is always mac99, but I need pseries machine type.
>> So I am trying to add an option for setting right machine type.
>> I need some comments from you. Any suggestion is appreciated.
> I would change the 'New VM' wizard to offer a machine drop down if any arch
> besides i686/x86_64 is chosen. virt-install already has a --machine option so
> you could check that code to see how to set the value, and just try and copy
> other existing UI bits from the current 'New VM' wizard.
> Thanks,
> Cole

Got it. Thanks very much. I add a combo machine drop down in the machine 
setting. Is that OK?

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