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Re: [libvirt] Associate a LUN as disk with WWNN/WWPN



On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 04:55:02PM +0800, Osier Yang wrote:

> 
> <quote>
> AFAIU libvirt needs a way to:
> 
> - Associate a virtual adapter WWN with a VM (in the VM xml)
> - Learn to start a virtual adapter when the VM is started, and destroy the
>   adapter when the VM is stopped.
> - Possibly a way to associate a WWN with a scsi pool, to start / stop a
>   virtual adapter with the pool.
> </quote>
> 
> But afer thinking more, I'd think it might be not good idea:
> 
> As far as I could understand, the requirement of the BZ wants
> a way to create/migrate a guest with NPIV. I'm goint to talk
> create first,and migration then.

The desire to assocaite WWNN/WWPN with a VM is just one part of a more
general need to expand libvirt's SCSI support. Paulo started a design
thread on the subject a month or so back which sort of converged into
agreement:

https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2011-October/msg01253.html

Regards,
Daniel
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