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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] network: add 'bootp' and 'tftp' config



Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> Currently, libvirtd will start a dnsmasq process for the virtual
> network, but (aside from killing the dnsmasq process and replacing it),
> there's no way to define tftp boot options.
> 
> This change introduces the appropriate tags to the dhcp configuration:
> 
>  <network>
>    <name>default</name>
>    <bridge name="virbr%d" />
>    <forward/>
>    <ip address="192.168.122.1" netmask="255.255.255.0">
>      <tftp root="/var/lib/tftproot" />
>      <dhcp>
>        <range start="192.168.122.2" end="192.168.122.254" />
>        <bootp file="pxeboot.img"/>
>      </dhcp>
>    </ip>
>  </network>
> 
> When the attributes are present, these are passed to the
> arguments to dnsmasq:
> 
>  dnsmasq [...] --enable-tftp --tftp-root /srv/tftp --dhcp-boot pxeboot.img
>                ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>                       from <tftp />                     from <bootp />
> 
> At present, only local tftp servers are supported (ie, dnsmasq runs as
> the tftp server), but we could improve this in future by adding a
> server= attribute.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jeremy Kerr <jk ozlabs org>
> Signed-off-by: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini redhat com>

Since everyone seems to be happy with this now, I've pushed it.

Thanks,
-- 
Chris Lalancette


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