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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] Canonicalize qemu machine types



On Tue, 2009-07-21 at 16:01 +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> In qemu-0.11 there is a 'pc-0.10' machine type which allows you to run
> guests with a machine which is compatible with the pc machine in
> qemu-0.10 - e.g. using the original PCI class for virtio-blk and
> virtio-console and disabling MSI support in virtio-net. The idea here
> is that we don't want to surprise guests by changing the hardware when
> qemu is updated.
> 
> I've just posted some patches for qemu-0.11 which allows libvirt to
> canonicalize the 'pc' machine alias to the latest machine version.

qemu-devel archives take a while to refresh, here's the link to the
patches:

  http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2009-07/msg01652.html

Cheers,
Mark.


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