[virt-tools-list] [virt-manager PATCH] support creation of x86_64 domains with alternate machine types (e.g. q35)

Gerd Hoffmann kraxel at redhat.com
Mon May 5 14:43:10 UTC 2014


> Trying to intelligently expose this to a user is basically impossible: "do you
> want all these cool sounding features which probably don't matter to you, and
> they've received 1/100th the testing, and once you choose this setting there's
> no easy way to go back?' :)

As general rule of thumb I'd say for guests released around 2010 + later
'q35' is fine, otherwise better pick 'pc' (once we don't have
regressions any more, like ahci breaking live migration).  The
virt-manager ui could say so, or we just put that into libosinfo and
pick automatically.


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