[virt-tools-list] [PATCH v2 3/3] Add support for cpu host-passthrough mode

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Tue Aug 6 14:03:59 UTC 2013

On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 01:33:05PM -0400, Cole Robinson wrote:
> Isn't the long term plan for host-model to do _everything_ that
> host-passthrough does anyways? If so, I'd rather just wait for host-model to
> catch up, and expose that. If I'm wrong on that, please correct me.
> (this is another example of why we need a simple command line tool for editing
> XML. virt-manager shouldn't have to expose _everything_, just the stuff that
> makes sense for most end users. It should be as simple as 'virt-xml --connect
> URI --domain foo --cpu host-passthrough'. Thankfully much of the work I've
> been doing upstream recently will implementing this tool practically trivial.)

This bug may be relevant too:


I guess people may not be so happy if their VM kernel starts panicking
in exciting new ways.


Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
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