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Re: [Qemu-devel] libguestfs now uses virtio-scsi, supports large numbers
Richard W.M. Jones
Re: [Qemu-devel] libguestfs now uses virtio-scsi, supports large numbers of disks
Fri, 15 Jun 2012 12:21:47 +0100
On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 11:44:42AM +0100, Stefan Hajnoczi wrote:
> 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?
Not quite, but in the near future it will. It's something I'm aiming
to have working for RHEL 7.
> 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.
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