[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: [Libvir] suspend/resume == pause/unpause?

On Sun, Mar 05, 2006 at 11:17:06AM -0800, Diwaker Gupta wrote:
> 'xm' uses pause/unpause. libvirt uses suspend/resume. It seems they
> are the same. IMHO this should be made explicit in the documentation
> (I'm looking at the python help for libvirt).

  Take any OS book, you will see suspend/resume defined. Ask a laptop
user what it means to suspend and resume, it's understood. My goal is
not to copy Xen API and make it LGPL, my goal is to make a simpler API
that more people can use. And IMHO the description are quite precise,
I expect only a small fraction of the potential libxvirt users to
actually have gone though Xen API 'descriptions'.

  "Suspends an active domain, the process is frozen without further
   access to CPU resources and I/O but the memory used by the domain
   at the hypervisor level will stay allocated. Use virDomainResume()
   to reactivate the domain."
If you think it's ambiguous I take documentation patches !


Daniel Veillard      | Red Hat http://redhat.com/
veillard redhat com  | libxml GNOME XML XSLT toolkit  http://xmlsoft.org/
http://veillard.com/ | Rpmfind RPM search engine http://rpmfind.net/

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]