bhyve: Support for QCOW2 image format
anupshendkar at gmail.com
Thu Aug 20 06:59:13 UTC 2015
On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 11:29 PM, Marcel Moolenaar <marcel at xcllnt.net> wrote:
> On Aug 19, 2015, at 10:55 AM, anup shendkar <anupshendkar at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 18-Aug-2015 9:35 PM, "Marcel Moolenaar" <marcel at xcllnt.net> wrote:
>> > On Aug 18, 2015, at 2:51 AM, anup shendkar <anupshendkar at gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> > On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 12:09 PM, Peter Grehan <grehan at freebsd.org>
>> > wrote:
>> >> Hi Anup,
>> >>> Please let me know if anybody has any information on it. I got to know
>> >>> from IRC channel that work is in progress for generic framework to
>> >>> support various image file formats for bhyve.
>> >> The work was being done in a branch:
>> >> https://svnweb.freebsd.org/base/user/marcel/libvdsk/
>> > Hi Marcel,
>> > I went through above branch. There are place-holder files containing
>> > stub functions defined for qcow, vhd, vmdk image format support. I
>> > would like to work on supporting qcow image format. It would be nice
>> > if you could push your latest changes to the branch. That would be
>> > helpful to get me started.
>> Everything is already on the branch. Getting it hooked up with
>> bhyve was my priority, but we’ve not crossed that hurdle yet…
> Thanks Marcel. Will continue from your branch. Thanks again.
> Things may change significantly in how libvdsk is used with bhyve.
> My advice is to focus on the internal plumbing of libvdsk and not
> so much on its integration with bhyve.
Yes definitely. Initially I am planning to focus on
"libvdsk/libvdsk/qcow.c" and make it working with bhyve.
> BTW: Shall I move this code to github for easy collaboration?
Yes. As you said, that would make collaboration easier.
> Marcel Moolenaar
> marcel at xcllnt.net
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