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Re: [Qemu-devel] qga-test failure on Linux/sparc

From: Michael Roth
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] qga-test failure on Linux/sparc
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:05:29 -0500
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Quoting Peter Maydell (2017-03-30 10:13:17)
> On 23 March 2017 at 19:59, Michael Roth <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Quoting Peter Maydell (2017-03-23 10:13:13)
> >> Hi; I find that qga-test fails on Linux/sparc host:
> > I think the code is assuming that it'll be the virtual block device
> > itself that's mounted, rather than a partition within it. This is
> > certainly a false assumption, so we shouldn't be making this a
> > fatal error.
> >
> > It does make me wonder if we *should* be looking at the parent to
> > get the slave/device information though, which in turn means we
> > might want logic to traverse up the whole tree for nested cases.
> > But the GuestDiskAddress field of GuestFilesystemInfo is documented
> > as possibly being empty for certain disk types, so I think for now
> > we can simply relax the error. Will send a patch for 2.9.
> Did you find time to write a patch for this yet?
> It would be nice to be able to add the sparc machine to the
> build test set for 2.9.

Sorry, the patch was trivial, but I'd gotten distracted before I had a chance
to test. I think I've recreated the scenario with loopback devices though,
but you might want to give it a run just to double-check (I've cc'd you on
the patch). Either way, I will send a pull by EOD.

> thanks
> -- PMM

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