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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0/2] Handle xen_platform_pci=0 case

On Fri, 2013-11-22 at 15:13 +0000, Anthony PERARD wrote:
> There are two patches, the first one adds an option to specifies the QEMU
> machine that a user wants and we handle the xen_platform_pci=0 case using the
> new option.

I'm thinking we should make this new option an enum of actually
supported machine types, rather than just a free reign. Makes more sense
from a "what do we support" PoV.

> The new options "qemu_machine_override" will help if one want to try a q35
> based device model. Otherwise, it will be used by libxl to switch to the "pc"
> machine instead of the "xenfv" one when necessary, as the only difference
> between both (since QEMU 1.6) is the presence of the xen-platform pci device.
> Regards,
> Anthony PERARD (2):
>   libxl: adding support to use -machine option of QEMU.
>   libxl: Handle xen_platform_pci=0 case with qemu-xen.
>  tools/libxl/libxl_dm.c      | 31 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
>  tools/libxl/libxl_types.idl |  1 +
>  tools/libxl/xl_cmdimpl.c    |  3 +++
>  3 files changed, 33 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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