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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 0/7] Revamped Smbios/Sysinfo support v2



On 11/05/2010 09:46 AM, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> v2: incorporates Dan suggestions especially move smbios into <os>
> 
> This patch set implements a new way to store system informations and
> pass them to the domain, it's modelled on the SMBIOS support in
> hypervisors using a complete emulation (type hvm) and allow to override
> those informations in domains:
> 
> The simplest is the use of:
> 
>   <os>
>     <type>hvm</type>
>     <smbios mode="host"/>
>   <os>
> 
> in which case the domain will try to inherit those values from
> the Host own values, the classical use case is the use of OEM'ed
> Windows versions where one need to export SMBIOS informations from
> the host to the guest.

How does this interact with migration?  Will the guest see different
host information (either at the moment of migration, or on the first
reboot after migration), or are we planning on treating this as
shorthand, and internally converting it to a <sysinfo> tree as part of
the migration?

-- 
Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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