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Re: [Xen-devel] Update seabios and upstream qemu versions used on xen-unstable

On Wed, 2014-04-16 at 16:04 +0200, Fabio Fantoni wrote:
> Il 16/04/2014 14:14, Ian Campbell ha scritto:
> > On Wed, 2014-04-16 at 13:22 +0200, Fabio Fantoni wrote:
> >
> >> Thanks for your reply.
> >> Trying to test myself if what I want try when I'll have some time.
> >> For controller domU o phisical pc with debian 7 and dnsmasq and tftp
> >> from official package can be working and good?
> > You might need to teach Osstest/DhcpWatch/leases.pm about the dnsmasq
> > leases file format if it differs from ISC DHCP, or just use the latter.
> >
> >> About server for dom0 testing I can't at home beacause I have the
> >> computer in the room where I sleep, I can on office but probably there
> >> is a problem of other dhcp and dns server of samba 4 pdc on the only and
> >> same network.
> >> For osstest should be not have other dns and dhcp server (or probably
> >> only dhcp) on the same network, right?
> > osstest is quite happy to use existing DNS and DHCP, it doesn't require
> > its own.
> >
> > All that is needed is some way for it to see the DHCP leases, for
> > example our local DHCP servers will cat their complete leases file over
> > a known port which osstest then uses.
> >
> > Ian.
> >
> Thanks for reply.
> This is probably a stupid question/idea: osstest require dhcp and dns 
> only for pxe boot on dom0 test systems or also for other things?
> If is only for dom0 server, where in my case is only one and always the 
> same, add dhcp ip reservation to dom0 mac and manual add dns record of 
> dom0 will make me able to fast use osstest without adding other dhcp/dns 
> or waste time to configure them for osstest?

It uses DHCP for guests too. 

PXE isn't used for PV guests I suppose, but might be for HVM guests, not

> Sorry if this is a stupid question/idea.

It's not...

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