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Re: [Qemu-devel] libguestfs now uses virtio-scsi, supports large numbers
Re: [Qemu-devel] libguestfs now uses virtio-scsi, supports large numbers of disks
Fri, 15 Jun 2012 11:44:42 +0100
On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 2:49 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <address@hidden> wrote:
> I switched libguestfs over to using virtio-scsi. One immediate
> benefit is support for large numbers of disks: up to 255 because we're
> using 1 target / disk and we reserve one disk for the appliance, in
> theory more could be supported if we used LUNs.
Cool, thanks for sharing! Does libguestfs hotplug LUNS/targets?
Cong and Wan Seng are implementing guest driver and QEMU-side changes
so the guest receives notifications of hotplugged LUNs. It's nicer
than manually rescanning the bus from inside the guest.