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[Qemu-devel] Re: [PATCH 0/8] Split ide-drive and scsi-disk qdevs, and mo

From: Kevin Wolf
Subject: [Qemu-devel] Re: [PATCH 0/8] Split ide-drive and scsi-disk qdevs, and more
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 11:52:11 +0200
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Am 06.07.2010 14:37, schrieb Markus Armbruster:
> This patch series is about purging the "type hint" from the block
> layer.  My previous series cleaned up improper uses it.  Remaining
> uses are info block and qdevs ide-drive, scsidisk.
> Remove the type hint from info block.  Its value is unreliable anyway.
> ide-drive and scsi-disk can either act as disk or as CD drive.  They
> use their drive's type hint to decide between disk and CD.  This is
> unclean.  Disk vs. CD needs to be in qdev, not BlockDriverState,
> because it belongs to the drive's guest part.
> Split them into separate devices for disk and CD.  Keep the old ones
> for backward compatibility.
> Bonus fix: reject empty drives unless media is removable (1-3/8).
> This patch series is available at
> git://repo.or.cz/qemu/armbru.git
> tag block-qdev-split: this series, based on
> tag block-fixes-2-v2: my previous series, based on
> tag blockdev-base, which the current kevin/block
> Markus Armbruster (8):
>   virtio-pci: Check for virtio_blk_init() failure
>   virtio-blk: Fix virtio-blk-s390 to require drive
>   ide scsi virtio-blk: Reject empty drives unless media is removable

Thanks, applied patches 1-3 to the block branch.

>   block QMP: Drop query-block member "type" (type= in info block)
>   ide: Split qdev "ide-drive" into "ide-hd" and "ide-cd"
>   scsi: Split qdev "scsi-disk" into "scsi-hd" and "scsi-cd"
>   blockdev: Store -drive option media in DriveInfo
>   block: Remove type hint

As discussed on IRC last week I'll wait for a respin for the remaining ones.


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