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== Virtualization ==
 
== Virtualization ==
 
In this section, we cover discussion of Fedora virtualization technologies on the
 
In this section, we cover discussion of Fedora virtualization technologies on the
@fedora-virt and @libvirt-list
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@fedora-virt, @fedora-xen-list, @libguestfs, @libvirt-list,
lists.
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@virt-tools-list, and @ovirt-devel-list lists.
  
 
Contributing Writer: [[User:Dale | Dale Bewley]]
 
Contributing Writer: [[User:Dale | Dale Bewley]]
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[http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-virt fedora-virt list].
 
[http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-virt fedora-virt list].
  
==== Virtualization Test Day ====
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The latest Fedora Test Day focused on Virtualization improvements in Fedora 12<ref>http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Test_Day:2009-09-17_Virtualization</ref>. 
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Even though the test day was on Sept. 17th, you can still help make F12 the
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best release possible and learn about the newest features in the process. Visit the test day page, download the live image, and post your experiences on the wiki.
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=== Fedora Xen List ===
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This section contains the discussion happening on the
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[http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-xen fedora-xen list].
  
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=== Libvirt List ===
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=== Virtualization Tools List ===
 
This section contains the discussion happening on the
 
This section contains the discussion happening on the
[http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/libvir-list libvir-list].
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[http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/virt-tools-list virt-tools-list list].
  
==== New Release libvirt 0.7.1 ====
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[[DanielVeillard|Daniel Veillard]]
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announced<ref>http://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2009-September/msg00481.html</ref>
 
a new {{package|libvirt}} release, version 0.7.1.
 
  
"There is a fair amount of new features and improvement, not surprizing
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=== Libguestfs List ===
considering 0.7.0<ref>http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue189#New_Release_libvirt_0.7.0</ref> was 1.5 months ago. And of course many bug fixes and
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This section contains the discussion happening on the
cleanups:"
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[http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/libguestfs libguestfs list].
 
 
'''New features:'''
 
* Add an internal <secret> XML handling API (Miloslav Trmač)
 
* VBox 3.0.6 API change support (Pritesh Kothari)
 
* also allow use of XZ for Qemu image compression (Jim Meyering)
 
* Multipath storage support module (Dave Allan)
 
* VBox add Storage Volume support (Pritesh Kothari)
 
* Support configuration of huge pages in guests (Daniel P. Berrange)
 
* Add support for encrypted (qcow) volume creation. (Miloslav Trmač)
 
* Secret manipulation public API (Miloslav Trmač)
 
* support lzop save compression for qemu (Charles Duffy)
 
* Support new PolicyKit 1.0 API (Daniel P. Berrange)
 
* Compressed save image format for Qemu. (Chris Lalancette)
 
* QEmu add host PCI device hotplug support (Mark McLoughlin)
 
  
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==== New Release perl-Sys-Virt 0.2.2 ====
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=== Libvirt List ===
[[DanielBerrange|Daniel Berrange]]
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This section contains the discussion happening on the
announced<ref>http://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2009-September/msg00464.html</ref>
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[http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/libvir-list libvir-list].
an update of the Perl binding for <code>libvirt</code>, {{package|perl-Sys-Virt}}<ref>http://search.cpan.org/dist/Sys-Virt/</ref>.
 
 
 
'''New features:'''
 
* Add all new APIs upto libvirt 0.7.0 APIs (listing defined network interfaces)
 
* Add missing APIs for looking up storage volumes based on path and key
 
* Fix lookup of network interfaces based on MAC address
 
* Add missing APIs for defining network interfaces and starting defined interfaces
 
  
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==== Guest Sound Over VNC ====
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=== oVirt Devel List ===
[[DaveAllan|Dave Allan]]
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This section contains the discussion happening on the
noticed<ref>http://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2009-September/msg00494.html</ref>
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[http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/ovirt-devel ovirt-devel list].
"when a KVM guest created with virt-manager is running on F10, sound on the
 
physical host stops working. When all VMs are shutdown, sound starts working
 
again. Removing the <sound> tag from the VM XML allows sound to work while the
 
VM is booted." and suggested disabling sound in guests by default.
 
 
 
[[DanielBerrange|Daniel Berrange]]
 
explained<ref>http://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2009-September/msg00499.html</ref>
 
"It is complicated :-)  In Fedora &gt;= 11 we currently disable all use of
 
sound cards, but this upsets people who want sound ;-P  I'm working
 
on a new version of the patch which sets up audio-over-VNC<ref>http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/VirtVNCResourceTunnel</ref>, while for
 
SDL allows the host audio backend to be used & configured.
 
I still need to finish my GTK-VNC patches to do the client end of
 
audio over VNC, then it'll all play correctly with desktop audio
 
services via gstreamer/pulseaudio."
 
  
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Revision as of 00:50, 27 September 2009



Virtualization

In this section, we cover discussion of Fedora virtualization technologies on the @fedora-virt, @fedora-xen-list, @libguestfs, @libvirt-list, @virt-tools-list, and @ovirt-devel-list lists.

Contributing Writer: Dale Bewley

Fedora Virtualization List

This section contains the discussion happening on the fedora-virt list.


Fedora Xen List

This section contains the discussion happening on the fedora-xen list.


Virtualization Tools List

This section contains the discussion happening on the virt-tools-list list.


Libguestfs List

This section contains the discussion happening on the libguestfs list.


Libvirt List

This section contains the discussion happening on the libvir-list.


oVirt Devel List

This section contains the discussion happening on the ovirt-devel list.