[virt-tools-list] ANNOUNCE: virt-manager 2.2.0 released

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Mon Jun 17 17:49:02 UTC 2019

I'm happy to announce the release of virt-manager 2.2.0!

virt-manager is a desktop application for managing KVM, Xen, and LXC
virtualization via libvirt.

The release can be downloaded from:


This release includes:

- libvirt XML viewing and editing UI for new and existing domain,
  pools, volumes, networks
- virt-install: libosinfo --unattended support (Fabiano Fidêncio, Cole
- Improve CPU model security defaults (Pavel Hrdina)
- virt-install: new --install  option. Ex: virt-install --install
- virt-install: new --install kernel=,initrd=
- virt-install: --disk, --memory, --name defaults from libosinfo
  (Fabiano Fidêncio, Cole Robinson)
- virt-install: add device suboption aliases which consistently match
  libvirt XML naming
- virt-xml: new --start, --no-define options (Marc Hartmayer)
- virt-install: Add driver_queues argument to --controller (Vasudeva
- RISC-V support (Andrea Bolognani)
- Device default improvements for non-x86 KVM (Andrea Bolognani)
- Redesigned 'New Network' wizard
- libguestfs inspection improvements (Pino Toscano)
- virt-install: Add support for xenbus controller (Jim Fehlig)
- cli: Add --disk wwn=,rawio= (Athina Plaskasoviti)
- cli: Add --memballoon autodeflate=,stats.period= (Athina
- cli: Add --iothreads (Athina Plaskasoviti)
- cli: Add --numatune memory.placement (Athina Plaskasoviti)
- cli: Add --launchSecurity option (Erik Skultety)
- cli: Fill in --memorybacking options
- cli: --smartcard: support database= and certificate[0-9]*=
- cli: --sysinfo: Add chasis suboptions
- cli: --metadata: add genid= and genid_enable=
- cli: --vcpus: add vcpus.vcpu[0-9]* config
- cli: fill in all common char source options for --serial, --parellel,
  --console, --channel, --smartcard, --rng, --redirdev

Thanks to everyone who has contributed to this release through testing,
bug reporting, submitting patches, and otherwise sending in feedback!


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