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Re: [libvirt] how to pass qemu options?

on Thu May 15 2008, Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel-AT-redhat.com> wrote:

> Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>> We explicitly do not support passing arbitrary arguments to QEMU.
> Supporting and implementing are two different things IMHO.
> It is pretty clear that *supporting* such a configuration is impossible
> and that running it on production systems is a really bad idea for the
> reasons outlined.
> Nevertheless being able to pass random additional arguments to $emulator
> is required for any serious development work.  I *hate* to having to
> create a wrapper script each time I need to pass in additional
> parameters, and I'd *love* to see libvirt being a bit more developer
> friendly.

Making it friendlier to those like me who want to transition existing
VMs into a libvirt-managed environment would be nice, too.  Eventually I
might figure out how to do what I need without those extra options, but
for now, I just need the system to work.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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