Commit 62eef7c0 authored by Apollon Oikonomopoulos's avatar Apollon Oikonomopoulos Committed by Thomas Thrainer
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Document the python-fdsend dependency

KVM NIC hotplugging requires python-fdsend to be installed, but this
is only reported in the hotplug design document. We add mentions in
Signed-off-by: default avatarApollon Oikonomopoulos <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarThomas Thrainer <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarThomas Thrainer <>
parent 3b8ca90f
......@@ -43,6 +43,8 @@ Before installing, please verify that you have the following programs:
- `affinity Python module <>`_,
optional python package for supporting CPU pinning under KVM
- `fdsend Python module <>`_,
optional Python package for supporting NIC hotplugging under KVM
- `qemu-img <>`_, if you want to use ``ovfconverter``
- `fping <>`_
- `Python IP address manipulation library
......@@ -77,6 +77,7 @@ New features
- one can not (yet) hotplug a disk using userspace access mode for RBD
- in case of a downgrade instances should suffer a reboot in order to
be migratable (due to core change of runtime files)
- ``python-fdsend`` is required for NIC hotplugging.
Misc changes
......@@ -101,6 +102,8 @@ Python
- The version requirements for ``python-mock`` have increased to at least
version 1.0.1. It is still used for testing only.
- ``python-fdsend`` ( is optional
but required for KVM NIC hotplugging to work.
Since 2.10.0 rc3
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