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Re: [libvirt] [Qemu-devel] [qemu-devel] Default machine type setting for ppc64



On 21 May 2013 09:19, Li Zhang <zhlcindy gmail com> wrote:
> We encounter this problem in openstack which always use
> default machine type. Currently, QEMU sets mac99 as default
> setting for ppc64 but it doesn't work on our platform at all.
>
> I tried to fix this in libvirt which it is not acceptable because
> libvirt only considers to get default setting from QEMU.

This will need to be fixed for ARM -- the whole idea of there
being a sensible "default machine type" and it being the one
QEMU starts by default is pretty x86-centric. libvirt needs
to have support for specifying which machine to use.

(There is consideration of changing the default ppc64
machine, as it happens; but in general you can't rely
on QEMU doing what you want if you don't tell it
specifically which board you wanted.)

thanks
-- PMM


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