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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH v4 2/9] qemu: Implement chardev hotplug on config level



On 10.07.2013 20:42, Chris Evich wrote:
> On 07/10/2013 01:02 PM, Michal Privoznik wrote:
>> There are two levels on which a device may be hotplugged: config
>> and live. The config level requires just an insert or remove from
>> internal domain definition structure, which is exactly what this
>> patch does. There is currently no implementation for a chardev
>> update action, as there's not much to be updated. But more
>> importantly, the only thing that can be updated is path or socket
>> address by which chardevs are distinguished. So the update action
>> is currently not supported.
> 
> Will this help address https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=982304
> 
> Maybe I should move or clone that to Fedora instead of RHEL?
> 

For a very specific case of hotplugging character devices - yes. For
general devices which can't be hotplugged yet - no. This patch(set) in
fact just sizes up the set of devices that can be hotplugged.

Michal


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