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Re: [virt-tools-list] [libosinfo 1/6] Add resource data for windows OSs



On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 3:48 PM, Daniel P. Berrange <berrange redhat com> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 03:04:59AM +0300, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) wrote:
>> From: "Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)" <zeeshanak gnome org>
>>
>> Add resource requirements and recommendations data for windows OSs.
>> ---
>>  data/oses/windows.xml |  109 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>  1 files changed, 109 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/data/oses/windows.xml b/data/oses/windows.xml
>> index 90a6b7e..3ba88eb 100644
>> --- a/data/oses/windows.xml
>> +++ b/data/oses/windows.xml
>> @@ -26,6 +26,21 @@
>>          <publisher-id>MICROSOFT CORPORATION</publisher-id>
>>        </iso>
>>      </media>
>> +
>> +    <resources arch="i386">
>> +      <minimum>
>
> So IIUC, the units here are..
>
>> +        <cpu>233</cpu>
>
> ...MHz..
>
>> +        <n-cpus>1</n-cpus>
>
> N/a
>
>> +        <ram>64</ram>
>
> ..MB...
>
>> +        <storage>1.5</storage>
>
> ..GB..

  That is correct!

> Using GB for disks though is a little suspect
> to me. I don't like seeing fractional numbers
> in the XML since we loose precision and people
> always get confused wrt 1024 vs 1000. A great
> many (old & current)  distros can actually be
> installed in < 1 GB of disk, so it will not
> be uncommon.
>
> So I think we ought to use MB for storage

   Users of libosinfo should ideally not be seeing the XML and in the
API we expose these as Hz and bytes (integers). Don't exactly get your
point with fractions in XML but if you prefer, we can just have it as
Hz and bytes in XML as well.

-- 
Regards,

Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)
FSF member#5124


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