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Re: [libvirt] Network device abstraction aka virtual switch - V3



On Sun, 2011-06-12 at 20:29 -0400, Laine Stump wrote:
> <!-- A macvtap passthrough connection (one guest interface per dev)
> -->
> <network>
> <name>red-network</name>
> <forward layer='link' mode='passthrough' dev='eth10'/>
> <interface dev='eth10'/>
> <interface dev='eth11'/>
> <interface dev='eth12'/>
> <interface dev='eth13'/>
> <interface dev='eth14'/>
> <interface dev='eth15'/>
> <interface dev='eth16'/>
> <interface dev='eth17'/>
> </forward>
> </network> 

If this example describes a scenario with a SR-IOV card, where eth10 is
the physical function and eth11-eth17 are the virtual functions and
libvirt can attach a VM to any of the VFs, then I would not list eth10
in the interface pool for passthrough devices.

-- 
Best regards, 

Gerhard Stenzel, 
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