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Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH 1/2] qemu-help: Sort devices by logical func

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH 1/2] qemu-help: Sort devices by logical functionality
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2013 17:32:58 +0200
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Il 18/07/2013 17:23, Marcel Apfelbaum ha scritto:
>>>> Antony, thanks for your review!
>>>> The whole point was to find a way to differentiate them by
>>>> functionality so they can be sorted...
>>>> Is it possible that a multifunction pci card will be used
>>>> for more then one category mentioned above?
>>> Yes, for example your laptop's GPU probably has an audio function too.
>> Another example is a converged network adapter.  It's a single device
>> with an ethernet port but it exposes two physical functions--one NIC and
>> one fibre channel device via FCoE.
> I agree that these are different device types, but they have the same 
> category:
> "Network"

I think fibre channel is usually considered Storage.


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