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[libvirt] [PATCH] Fix documentation for NIC <model type='...'> selection



This previous message from April contains the patch which added
support for the <model type='...'/> element in NIC definitions.

https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2008-April/msg00078.html

Unfortunately it looks like the documentation for it was applied to a
generated file so it got lost along the way.  The attached patch adds
documentation in hopefully the right place.

Rich.

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Index: docs/formatdomain.html.in =================================================================== RCS file: /data/cvs/libvirt/docs/formatdomain.html.in,v retrieving revision 1.7 diff -u -r1.7 formatdomain.html.in --- docs/formatdomain.html.in 12 Aug 2008 07:28:28 -0000 1.7 +++ docs/formatdomain.html.in 13 Oct 2008 14:20:46 -0000 @@ -581,6 +581,38 @@ </interface> ... +
Setting the NIC model
+ +
+      ...
+      <interface type='network'>
+        <source network='default'/>
+        <target dev='vnet1'/>
+        <model type='ne2k_pci'/>
+      </interface>
+      ...
+ +

+ For hypervisors which support this, you can set the model of + emulated network interface card. +

+ +

+ The values for type aren't defined specifically by + libvirt, but by what the underlying hypervisor supports (if + any). For QEMU and KVM you can get a list of supported models + with these commands: +

+ +
+qemu -net nic,model=? /dev/null
+qemu-kvm -net nic,model=? /dev/null
+
+ +

+ Typical values for QEMU and KVM include: + ne2k_isa i82551 i82557b i82559er ne2k_pci pcnet rtl8139 e1000 virtio +

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