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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] [macvtap] interface type direct web docs addition



On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 12:31:07PM -0500, Stefan Berger wrote:
> This adds a description about the 'direct' type of interface recently
> added for macvtap device type support on the host.
> 
> 

> Index: libvirt-macvtap/docs/formatdomain.html.in
> ===================================================================
> --- libvirt-macvtap.orig/docs/formatdomain.html.in
> +++ libvirt-macvtap/docs/formatdomain.html.in
> @@ -674,6 +674,28 @@
>    ...</pre>
>  
>  
> +    <h5><a name="elementsNICSDirect">Direct attachment to physical interface</a></h5>
> +
> +    <p>
> +      Provides direct attachment of the virtual machine's NIC to the given
> +      physial interface of the host. This setup requires the Linux macvtap
> +      driver to be available. One of the modes 'vepa', 'bridge' or 'private'
> +      can be chosen for the operation mode of the macvtap device, 'vepa'
> +      being the default mode.
> +    </p>
> +
> +<pre>
> +  ...
> +  &lt;devices&gt;
> +    &lt;interface type='direct'/&gt;
> +    ...
> +    &lt;interface type='direct'&gt;
> +      &lt;source dev='eth0' mode='vepa'/&gt;
> +    &lt;/interface&gt;
> +  &lt;/devices&gt;
> +  ...</pre>
> +
> +
>      <h5><a name="elementsNICSEthernet">Generic ethernet connection</a></h5>
>  
>      <p>

ACK, though it might be nice to describe the difference between the modes
'vepa', 'bridge' or 'private' for people who are not so familiar with this
support


Daniel
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