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Re: [libvirt] question about the commands: domhostname and hostname



On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 08:40:12AM +0200, Martin Kletzander wrote:
> On 09/12/2012 07:59 AM, Li Zhang wrote:
> > Sorry for wrong subject prefix of my mail, correct it. -:)
> > 
> 
> The [libvirt] tag in the prefix is done automatically, you don't have to
> do that ;)
> 
> > On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 1:57 PM, Li Zhang <zhlcindy gmail com> wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> I am testing the virsh commands, and I found that these two commands:
> >>  * domhostname
> >>  * hostname
> >>
> >> From the manual of virsh commands:
> >> * hostname
> >>            Print the hypervisor hostname.
> >> * domhostname domain
> >>            Returns the hostname of a domain, if the hypervisor makes
> >> it available
> >>
> >> It seems that both of them want to get the host name. What's the
> >> difference between them?
> >>
> 
> Basically it's what's written. "virsh hostname" will give you the
> hostname of the hypervisor (host), but "virsh domhostname <domain>" is
> trying to get the hostname of the specified domain (guest).

Qemu support is in the works:

https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2012-08/msg03821.html

but it's stalled since I couldn't get virtio-serial to work on windows
and didn't get a chance to revisit it yet.
Cheers,
 -- Guido

> 
> >> From the source code, domhostname only is supported for openvz on 0.10.1.
> >> Will this  be only for openvz in the future?
> >>
> 
> I don't know about anyone trying to work on this, but it doesn't mean it
> won't change. It's possible to implement it for some other hypervisors
> as well, but nobody had the need to, I guess.
> 
> >> Any idea?
> >>
> >> Thanks a lot in advance. -:)
> >>
> >> --
> >> Best Regards
> >> -Li
> > 
> 
> Martin
> 
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