[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 2/3] New 'permissive' attribute for hostdev



On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 02:27:18PM +0100, Jiri Denemark wrote:
> When it is set to 'yes', some check whether a device is safe to be
> assigned to a guest will be weakened.

I think this is a rather ill-defined concept to be adding the guest XML,
since there are many checks done for assignment, and this is only impacting
one of them. Whether to allow a device beind a non-ACS enable switch to be
used in a VM has implications beyond just the one VM it is assigned to. Thus
is strikes me that the decision as to whether to allow use of devices behind
non-ACS switches should be a host level attribute. eg a config item in the
/etc/qemu/qemu.conf file

Regards,
Daniel
-- 
|: Red Hat, Engineering, London   -o-   http://people.redhat.com/berrange/ :|
|: http://libvirt.org  -o-  http://virt-manager.org  -o-  http://ovirt.org :|
|: http://autobuild.org       -o-         http://search.cpan.org/~danberr/ :|
|: GnuPG: 7D3B9505  -o-  F3C9 553F A1DA 4AC2 5648 23C1 B3DF F742 7D3B 9505 :|


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]