Image Optimalisation

This article describes the image metavariables that can influence the libvirt properties.

hw_scsi_model

default: -
values:

  • "auto"
  • "buslogic"
  • "ibmvscsi"
  • "lsilogic"
  • "lsisas1068"
  • "lsisas1078"
  • "virtio-scsi"
  • "vmpvscsi"

doc: http://libvirt.org/formatdomain.html#elementsHostDev

os_command_line

default: -
Note: alleen nuttig bij aki/ami/ari combinatie
doc: http://libvirt.org/formatdomain.html#elementsOSKernel

hw_watchdog_action

default: vanuit flavor, anders "disabled"
values:

  • reset
  • shutdown
  • poweroff
  • pause
  • none
  • dump

doc: http://libvirt.org/formatdomain.html#elementsWatchdog

hw_machine_type

default: -
values: isapc, none, pc, pc-0.10, pc-0.11, pc-0.12, pc-0.13, pc-0.14, pc-0.15, pc-1.0, pc-1.1, pc-1.2, pc-1.3, pc-i440fx-1.4, pc-i440fx-1.5, pc-q35-1.4, pc-q35-1.5, q35, xenfv, xenpv
doc: http://libvirt.org/formatdomain.html#elementsOSBIOS

os_type

values: hvm
doc: http://libvirt.org/formatdomain.html#elementsOSBIOS

architecture

default: "amd64".
 

hw_vif_model

default: virtio
values:

  • ne2k_isa
  • i82551
  • i82557b
  • i82559er
  • ne2k_pci
  • pcnet
  • rtl8139
  • e1000
  • virtio
hw_video_model

values:

  • "vga",
  • "cirrus",
  • "vmvga",
  • "xen",
  • "qxl"
     
hw_video_ram

default: 0
flavor limits: hw_video_ram_max_mb

hw_qemu_guest_agent

default: yes

hw_rng_model

default: -
values: virtio
flavor limits: hw_rng:rate_bytes, hw_rng:rate_period, hw_rng:allowed

hw_disk_bus

values:

  • 'virtio',
  • 'scsi',
  • 'ide',
  • 'usb',
  • 'fdc'

default: virtio

hw_floppy_bus

values:

  • 'virtio',
  • 'scsi',
  • 'ide',
  • 'usb',
  • 'fdc'

default: fdc

hw_cdrom_bus

values:

  • 'virtio',
  • 'scsi',
  • 'ide',
  • 'usb',
  • 'fdc'

default: ide

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