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Re: virtinst ... proper API way to add a floppy drive?

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Michael DeHaan wrote:
> Cole Robinson wrote:
>> Michael DeHaan wrote:
>>   
>>> Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>>>     
>>>> On Wed, Apr 01, 2009 at 12:14:49PM -0400, Michael DeHaan wrote:
>>>>   
>>>>       
>>>>>> This is the core issue - you're giving the floppy a harddisk name
>>>>>>  
>>>>>>       
>>>>>>           
>>>>> Yeah, I caught that :)
>>>>>
>>>>>     
>>>>>         
>>>>>>> guest.disks.append(virtinst.VirtualDisk(device=virtinst.VirtualDisk.DEVICE_FLOPPY, 
>>>>>>> path=floppy_path))
>>>>>>>    
>>>>>>>         
>>>>>>>             
>>>>>> I think you'll need to at least give a device name.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> libvirt fills in the bus, based on device name if you leave it out
>>>>>>  
>>>>>>       
>>>>>>           
>>>>> The constructor signature for VirtualDisk is...
>>>>>
>>>>> __init__(self, path=None, size=None, transient=False, type=None, device='dis
>>>>> k', driverName=None, driverType=None, readOnly=False, sparse=True, 
>>>>> conn=None, vo
>>>>> lObject=None, volInstall=None, volName=None, bus=None)
>>>>>
>>>>> Which field would I use for specifying the device name?
>>>>>     
>>>>>         
>>>> Just set
>>>>
>>>>    device=VirtualDisk.DEVICE_FLOPPY
>>>>
>>>> and  virtinst generated the device name
>>>>
>>>> Daniel
>>>>   
>>>>       
>>> Scroll up a bit for my Python line I'm using, I did that :)
>>>
>>> Seems like a bug in virtinst then. I'll write it up.
>>>
>>> --Michael
>>>
>>>     
>> Actually this may be fixed upstream:
>>
>> http://hg.et.redhat.com/cgi-bin/hg-virt.cgi/applications/virtinst--devel/rev/fd4baa6410d8
>>
>> Can you try an upstream checkout?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Cole
>>
>>   
> 
> Great!
> 
> Absolutely.
> 
> Do you know when that is on schedule to be backported to F10 and/or EL 
> 5? (Yes, I know F11 is out soon enough, but mainly I'm
> interested in EL).
> 

I still haven't pushed the latest virtinst release to F10, but when I do
it will have this fix. For RHEL, as long as a bug is filed I'll pull it in.

Thanks,
Cole

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