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Re: [Xen-devel] Upstream QEMU not working with Xen unstable, lacks optio

To: Wei Liu <liuw@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Upstream QEMU not working with Xen unstable, lacks option definitions
From: Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 5 May 2011 11:13:18 +0100
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On Thu, 2011-05-05 at 11:06 +0100, Wei Liu wrote:
> On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 4:47 PM, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> [0]: git://xenbits.xensource.com/people/aperard/qemu-dm.git
> >
> > Please check the recently updated
> > http://wiki.xen.org/xenwiki/QEMUUpstream -- you need to tell xl (using
> > the "device_model_version" option) that you are using the new qemu, then
> > the toolstack will use the correct options for the upstream qemu.
> >
> > Ian.
> >
> >
> Thanks, that works, though xl is not stable enough.

How so? Please file bugs on the mailing list.

> xl seems to use different format for configuration, and the page
> http://wiki.xen.org/xenwiki/PythonInXlConfig is not available. Any
> other resources for writing a xl config file?

xl configuration files are intended to be compatible with xm ones, with
a few caveats as described at


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