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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2] libxl: remove qemu default devices for upstream qemu

Anthony PERARD writes ("Re: [PATCH v2] libxl: remove qemu default devices for 
upstream qemu"):
> On Tue, Oct 08, 2013 at 03:54:16PM +0100, George Dunlap wrote:
> > On 10/08/2013 03:51 PM, Fabio Fantoni wrote:
> > >Il 30/09/2013 13:53, Fabio Fantoni ha scritto:
> > >>Remove default devices created by qemu. Qemu will create only devices
> > >>defined by xen, since the devices not defined by xen are not usable.
> > >>Remove deleting of empty floppy no more needed with nodefault.
> > >
> > >Any comment on this?
> > >
> > >Thanks for any reply.
> > 
> > It sounds like a good idea to me, but I'm not in a position to
> > review it.  You should CC Anthony Perard along with Stefano for
> > patches that have to do with qemu.
> After applying the patch, there is three things that goes away:
>   - the parallel port
>   - an empty cdrom driver, if xl does not ask for one
>   - a block device reported by qemu as "sd0"
> So, parallel, I suppose that can go away, as it's not usubal (by default
> the output go to the graphic output). The "sd0" seems to be an sdcard
> slot, but I don't think we can use it from xl. And the last one, the
> cdrom driver is also not usubal from xl, if one want to insert a cd into
> it, the cdrom driver need to be in the vm config file.
> So, I'm happy with the patch:
> Acked-by: Anthony PERARD <anthony.perard@xxxxxxxxxx>

Thanks for the patch and the review.

Committed-by: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>


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