[Users] EL5 support for VirtIO SCSI?
stefanha at redhat.com
Fri Nov 15 08:30:53 UTC 2013
On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 06:09:13AM -0800, Paul Jansen wrote:
> Thanks. I understand qemu supports other scsi adapters however. See this post from earlier this year.
> That post makes reference to the following hbas: auto, buslogic, ibmvscsi. lsilogic, lsisas1068, lsisas1078, virtio-scsi, vmpvscsi.
>From an upstream QEMU perspective, the HBAs that ought to work on x86_64
guests are virtio-scsi, lsisas1078, and vmpvscsi.
The lsilogic adapter is known to be buggy/incomplete. ibmvscsi is for
POWER, not x86_64.
That said, I'd still only rely on virtio-scsi for production systems.
I am confident there is development effort behind virtio-scsi to fix
bugs and so on. With the other adapters it's more of a best-effort
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