Virtual Media repository request

Ed Tanous ed at
Thu Dec 16 06:26:33 AEDT 2021

On Mon, Dec 13, 2021 at 6:11 PM Jeremy Kerr <jk at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> > Maybe Ed's proposal of using an existing repository solves that.  We
> > would need to make sure the current maintainer is accepting of
> > whatever design direction you've decided to go though.
> I'm fine with replacing the jsnbd code with a newer implementation,
> provided there's general community acceptance for doing so. If that's
> the case, I'm happy to use the existing repo, or replacing openbmc/jsnbd
> entirely - whatever suits best.
> [Perhaps in your design document, you can expand the Alternatives
> Considered section, to provide some motivation to change over]
> However, I'm *not* OK with just introducing a completely alternate VM
> implementation and leaving jsnbd as-is, where some platforms use one,
> and some the other. We have way too many instances where there are two
> separate implementations and/or repos that deliver the same
> functionality. I would like to avoid making that problem worse.


> So, either:
>  - submit these as updates to jsnbd, which implement the new structure as
>    you like. I'd be happy to hand over the repo to the new maintainers.
>  or
>  - provide the new VM implementation as a new repo, propose to change
>    platforms to use the new implementation, and we can delete jsnbd.
> Cheers,
> Jeremy

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