[pve-devel] scsihw / hotplug integration into GUI

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Mon Aug 13 10:20:33 CEST 2012

> >> Maybe but right now we also can't choose for each disk if we want lsi
> >> or virtio-scsi-generic scsihw is also a global option right now.
> >
> > Yes, but that is something completely different. Using two different
> > scsi contollers make no sense to me, while using different kvm drivers
> make sense?
> mhm in which case? Right now i can't imagine a scenario where you want to
> use different drivers. If your guest is not recent enough you'll choose scsi-hd.
> If your guest IS recent enough you'll choose scsi-generic as it bypasses the
> emulation which results in lower CPU usage AND in more speed AND more
> features (discard).
> In which situation do you need a mixture of both or all three (i don't see any
> benefits for scsi-block at all)?

OK, I guess your suggestion is reasonable.

- Dietmar

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