[sheepdog] [PATCH v4] sheepdog: selectable object size support

Liu Yuan namei.unix at gmail.com
Mon Feb 2 07:52:26 CET 2015

On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 05:35:27PM +0900, Teruaki Ishizaki wrote:
> Previously, qemu block driver of sheepdog used hard-coded VDI object size.
> This patch enables users to handle "block_size_shift" value for
> calculating VDI object size.
> When you start qemu, you don't need to specify additional command option.
> But when you create the VDI which doesn't have default object size
> with qemu-img command, you specify block_size_shift option.
> If you want to create a VDI of 8MB(1 << 23) object size,
> you need to specify following command option.
>  # qemu-img create -o block_size_shift=23 sheepdog:test1 100M

Is it possible to make this option more user friendly? such as

 $ qemu-img create -o object_size=8M sheepdog:test 1G


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