[virt-tools-list] How to use a host directory directly as /tmp in guests?

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Sun Mar 30 16:50:10 UTC 2014

On Sat, Mar 29, 2014 at 10:28:54AM -0500, Peng Yu wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to mount a host directory directly as /tmp in all guests on the
> host. I don't want to export the host directory by NFS as I feel it
> may not be efficient.

I suggest you measure this.  I doubt that NFS (especially NFSv4) with
all the work done on optimization and caching would be less efficient
than some barely used qemu protocol (9pfs).


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