[virt-tools-list] [PATCH] virtinst: Use virtio bus type for disks on pSeries machines
crobinso at redhat.com
Sat Apr 9 13:40:37 UTC 2016
On 04/09/2016 03:46 AM, Shivaprasad G Bhat wrote:
> pSeries doesn't support ide and so the default bus type was changed to use the
> scsi before. It is now verified that virtio works better on pSeries with better
> performance outcomes. So, change the default to virtio for disks.
> Signed-off-by: Shivaprasad G Bhat <sbhat at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> virtinst/guest.py | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> diff --git a/virtinst/guest.py b/virtinst/guest.py
> index da07410..ab6dcba 100644
> --- a/virtinst/guest.py
> +++ b/virtinst/guest.py
> @@ -1036,7 +1036,7 @@ class Guest(XMLBuilder):
> d.bus = "virtio"
> elif self.os.is_pseries():
> - d.bus = "scsi"
> + d.bus = "virtio"
> elif self.os.is_arm():
> d.bus = "sd"
> elif self.os.is_q35():
This will break the test suite, you'll need to run 'python setup.py tests
--regenerate-output' to update things
Is this fine to do unconditionally? Or is working virtio support dependent on
new enough qemu or libvirt or guest OS?
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