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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH] Enable virtio-serial in the daemon

On 23/08/10 16:09, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 02:52:05PM +0100, Matthew Booth wrote:
Update the daemon to recognise a guestfs_vmchannel argument of the form
"virtio-serial:<name>". The daemon will expect a virtio-serial device to be
available locally at /dev/virtio-ports/<name>.

What I want to do here is to remove all the other methods and just use
virtio-serial always.  virtio-serial is now available on all the
platforms we care about (possibly excluding RHEL 5, where it is being
added).  As you noted, it is also much faster than the current
SLIRP-based network.

If virtio-serial is the only supported option, then we can remove the
guestfs_vmchannel= option entirely (and good riddance).

Works for me.

Matthew Booth, RHCA, RHCSS
Red Hat Engineering, Virtualisation Team

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