Adding libvirt network interface to VIF Driver

Registered by Itzik Brown on 2013-04-27

Adding a support for interface of type 'network' to libvirt VIF Driver.
It will support different interface types (direct and hostdev).
First use case to be supported is a direct network interfaces on top of SR-IOV Virtual functions.
Network pool will be defined according to : http://libvirt.org/formatnetwork.html#examplesDirect
Network pool will be predefined according to Physical Network mapping to physical interface(s)

Blueprint information

Status:
Started
Approver:
Russell Bryant
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Itzik Brown
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Itzik Brown
Definition:
Drafting
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Started
Milestone target:
None
Started by
Russell Bryant on 2013-05-06

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Gerrit topic: https://review.openstack.org/#q,topic:bp/libvirt-direct-network,n,z

Addressed by: https://review.openstack.org/29048
    blueprint libvirt-direct-network

We should outline how this is meant to be tested. For example, is there a "standalone" way this functionality can be sufficiently tested or is it going to depend on the implementation of other blueprints.-beaglesGerrit topic: https://review.openstack.org/#q,topic:bp/libvirt-direct-network,n,z

Addressed by: https://review.openstack.org/29048
    blueprint libvirt-direct-network

We should outline how this is meant to be tested. For example, is there a "standalone" way this functionality can be sufficiently tested or is it going to depend on the implementation of other blueprints.-beagles

Marking this blueprint as definition: Drafting. If you are still working on this, please re-submit via nova-specs. If not, please mark as obsolete, and add a quick comment to describe why. --johnthetubaguy (20th April 2014)

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