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Re: [Libvir] PATCH: Don't leave a 'braindead' Xen VM when device hotplug fails

On Wed, Feb 21, 2007 at 04:31:16PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> Because of the way Xen guest creation works, the virDomainCreateLinux
> implementation for Xen is really a three stage process - first we create
> the raw domain, then we have to wait for device hotplug to complete,
> finally unpausing the domain.
> Currently if the device hotplug fails we error out, leaving a 'braindead'
> VM lying around in the paused state. This is rather confusing for users
> leading to people thinking everything was OK, and thus unpausing the
> guest manually, then filing bug reports when they find they've no devices
> in the guest VM !

  Makes sense. I'm just not clear why code need to be moved from one function 
to another, but I'm lacking context ATM.


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