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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH ] (type ioem) adding qemu nic configuration option in to libvirt (XEN)



On Thu, Dec 04, 2008 at 09:50:01PM +0000, Gihan Munasinghe wrote:
> 
> <interface type='bridge' qemu='false'>

This is not suitable because it is adding attributes that are
specific to the Xen hypervisor.

>      <mac address='00:16:3e:00:a5:01'/>
>      <source bridge='eth0'/>
>      <target dev='vif1.0'/>
> </interface>

As I mentioned before this should be handled with the existing
XML <model> element.


  ...no model element...  -> Default QEMU nic + Paravirt Driver backend
  <model type='e1000'/>  -> Only QEMU's e1000 nic
  <model type='rtl8139'/>  -> Only QEMU's rtl8139 nic
  <model type='ne2k_pci'/>  -> Only QEMU's ne2k nic
  <model type='xen'/>       -> Only Paravirt driver backend


This doesn't allow us to have the PV driver + an explicit
choice of QEMU nics, but I don't think that's important.
If you're enabling PV drivers, you don't care about specific
QEMU nic types.


Daniel
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