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Re: [Qemu-devel] The unholy encrypted image key mess

From: Andreas Färber
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] The unholy encrypted image key mess
Date: Wed, 05 Mar 2014 10:33:19 +0100
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Am 05.03.2014 09:43, schrieb Markus Armbruster:
> Kevin Wolf <address@hidden> writes:
>> 'change' is a bit trickier because it involves several low-level actions
>> at once, and device_add is not one of them.
> The problem is that it can run while a device model is attached.

What exactly is the problem here? 'change' is for floppy and CD, right?
The device stays realized/connected and guest-visible during that time,
and the guest should be able to live with no media while the new drive
is not yet decrypted. Are we just lacking a QMP command to enter the
password and complete the change while the guest is executing?


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