[Openstack-operators] Configuring a driver for a vNIC

Itzik Brown itzikb at dev.mellanox.co.il
Thu Nov 15 08:56:04 UTC 2012


The question is how can I choose dynamically between one model or the other?
In VMware When you add a NIC you can choose the Adapter type (e.g. 
'e1000' or 'VMXNET3').
Can it be done?


On 13/11/2012 16:41, Christian Berendt wrote:
> On 11/13/2012 02:26 PM, Eugene Nelen wrote:
>> There is file called libvirt.xml.template
>> /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/nova/virt/libvirt.xml.template
>> you can copy it for example to /etc/nova and add next line to nova.conf
>> --libvirt_xml_template=/etc/nova/libvirt.xml.template
> I think this file and parameter got removed, at least in Grizzly. The 
> generation of the configuration is now located in 
> nova/virt/libvirt/config.py.
> You have to introduce a new parameter, for example 
> libvirt_network_model, and have to use it in 
> nova/virt/libvirt/config.py and nova/virt/libvirt/driver.py.
> Christian.

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