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[Xen-devel] [PATCH] libxl: prefer qdisk for <driver name='file'>

The libxl driver currently sets the disk backend to
LIBXL_DISK_BACKEND_TAP when <driver name='file'> is specified
in the <disk> config.  qdisk should be prefered with this
configuration, otherwise existing configuration such as the
following, which worked with the old Xen driver, will not work
with the libxl driver

  <disk type='file' device='cdrom'>
    <driver name='file'/>
    <source file='/path/to/some/iso'/>
    <target dev='hdc' bus='ide'/>

In addition, tap performs poorly compared to qdisk.

Signed-off-by: Jim Fehlig <jfehlig@xxxxxxxx>
 src/libxl/libxl_conf.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/src/libxl/libxl_conf.c b/src/libxl/libxl_conf.c
index fdbb522..4b6b5c0 100644
--- a/src/libxl/libxl_conf.c
+++ b/src/libxl/libxl_conf.c
@@ -796,7 +796,7 @@ libxlMakeDisk(virDomainDiskDefPtr l_disk, libxl_device_disk 
                 return -1;
             x_disk->format = LIBXL_DISK_FORMAT_RAW;
-            x_disk->backend = LIBXL_DISK_BACKEND_TAP;
+            x_disk->backend = LIBXL_DISK_BACKEND_QDISK;
         } else if (STREQ(driver, "phy")) {
             if (format != VIR_STORAGE_FILE_NONE &&
                 format != VIR_STORAGE_FILE_RAW) {

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