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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 0/2] Dettach and reset devices before assigning to guests



On Wed, 2009-02-25 at 15:10 +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:

> I don't like this idea really. The reason we use the PCI address in the
> XML is because that is a guarenteed stable identifier. The names given
> to nodedevices are currently under such a guarentee. So if we used the
> nodedev naming and then a Fedora release switched from HAL to DeviceKit
> nodedev drivers, any guests with PCI devs attached wouuld be broken.

That's a fair point - it's unfortunate, but I do agree.

Cheers,
Mark.


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