Request #3058

custom libvirt installation

Added by Drazen Ferencic over 5 years ago. Updated over 5 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:07/17/2014
Priority:NormalDue date:
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Popular Linux distributions such as CentOS doesn't use latest libvirt version which can be an issue if you need more features.

If would be helpful if OpenNebula could use custom libvirt installation in say /usr/local/libvirt/ by declaring VIRSH='/usr/local/libvirt/bin/virsh' variable (maybe in, and then use $VIRSH in all other scripts.

Besides new features (for example trim/discard for Ceph RBD) bugs could be avoided too (for example attach/detach @

BTW custom qemu can be defined in vmm_exec_kvm.conf, and with custom libvirt this would be somehow complete.


#1 Updated by Ruben S. Montero over 5 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Feature to Request
  • Status changed from Pending to Closed

I think this is somehow already implemented. We have kvmrc, sourced before the scripts. You can add there either a custom path so the proper virsh is used or an alias.... Closing it. We can reopen if this solution is not complete...

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