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Re: [libvirt] vhost-net on ethernet interface type



On 12/13/2012 07:05 PM, Raja Sivaramakrishnan wrote:
> Hello,
>     I would like to enable vhost-net on an interface of ethernet type.
> However,
> this doesn't work, probably due to the following code in libvirt.
>
>             if (actualType == VIR_DOMAIN_NET_TYPE_NETWORK ||
>                 actualType == VIR_DOMAIN_NET_TYPE_BRIDGE ||
>                 actualType == VIR_DOMAIN_NET_TYPE_DIRECT) {
>                 /* Attempt to use vhost-net mode for these types of
>                    network device */
>
> Can VIR_DOMAIN_NET_TYPE_ETHERNET also be included in the check 
> above? Or is there some reason to disable vhost-net for this type?

I'm not sure if there would be any problem or not; on the surface it
seems not. If you're able to build from sources, try it out and, if it
works, send a patch (or at least report back here and someone else can
make the patch).


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