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[Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH][XEND] Fix HVM Domain Creation When No Vifs Configured

On Thu, 2006-07-13 at 22:32 +0100, Christian Limpach wrote:
> Dan,
> > Currently - with the new qemu code, HVM domain creation will fail if a
> > vif isn't configured. Xm-test will not pass sanity tests to run. The new
> > qemu expects "-net none", otherwise it defaults to "-net nic -net
> > user". 
> > 
> > This patch simply adds "-net none" to the qemu-dm cmdline if no vifs are
> > configured. 
> > 
> > Please apply this patch or something similar, xm-test is broken for HVM
> > testing without it.
> I've been meaning to look into this.  I think I'd like to take a slightly
> different approach:  change the default in qemu to be -net none.
> I'll get to it eventually, but if you want to look into providing a patch,
> that would be great!

I thought about that... but shouldn't we keep the number of changes to
qemu to a minimum? Why support more and more specific xen changes to
qemu than necessary? 



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