[nova] Per-instance serial number implementation question

Stephen Finucane sfinucan at redhat.com
Sat Jan 26 11:25:33 UTC 2019

On Fri, 2019-01-25 at 18:52 -0600, Matt Riedemann wrote:
> On 1/25/2019 10:35 AM, Stephen Finucane wrote:
> > He noted that one would be a valid point in
> > claiming the host OS identity should have been reported in
> > 'chassis.serial' instead of 'system.serial' in the first place [1] but
> > changing it now is definitely not zero risk.
> If I'm reading those docs correctly, chassis.serial was new in libvirt 
> 4.1.0 which is quite a bit newer than our minimum libvirt version support.

Good point. Guess it doesn't matter though if we have the two
alternatives you and Sean have suggested for figuring this stuff out?
The important thing is that release note. Setting 'chassis.serial'
would be a nice TODO if we have 4.1.0.


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