[Engine-devel] Stable Device Addresses HLD/LLD for tomorrow meeting (15:00 GMT+1)
emesika at redhat.com
Tue Jan 3 16:16:39 EST 2012
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Itamar Heim" <iheim at redhat.com>
> To: "Eli Mesika" <emesika at redhat.com>
> Cc: engine-devel at ovirt.org
> Sent: Sunday, January 1, 2012 11:08:18 PM
> Subject: Re: [Engine-devel] Stable Device Addresses HLD/LLD for tomorrow meeting (15:00 GMT+1)
> On 12/28/2011 06:52 PM, Eli Mesika wrote:
> > High level design :
> > http://www.ovirt.org/wiki/Features/Design/StableDeviceAddresses
> > Low level design :
> > http://www.ovirt.org/wiki/Features/Design/DetailedStableDeviceAddresses
> > (probably will be modified until the meeting)
> 1. " hash -- holds the md5 like encryption indicating a change "
> I don't think "encryption" is relevant here.
right , replaced with hash
> 2. VMOldInfoManager
> how will we know/flag when we expect it can be deleted?
> ("Old" is relative. what if you will need to create another OldOld
> class? maybe something more specific like 3_0, so you know you can
> delete it when you no longer have 3_0 clusters supported?)
> 3. "Addresses are kept in the database as a plain-text strings"
> at some point we will want to expose this to users. maybe a better
> representation would be in order (could be handled later as part of
> upgrade process i guess).
will ne handled later (when needed)
> 4. video cards
> you mention only spice - what happens to VNC monitors?
Handled already, look on HLD for
'qxl' - spice device, 'cirrus' - vnc device
> 5. floppy/cd-rom
> expect there will be more than one cd-rom (looks as the most probably
> solution to user data injection afaiu)
sure, we assume that those can be multiple
> 6. virtio-serial
> you mention it in the beginning, but not afterwards wrt
> details. there may be multiple of these (qemu-ga, ovirt-guest-agent,
I think those will be handled as (un-managed) vm-device abd by definition can have multiple entries
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