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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] Allow off-line removal of devices via xend



On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 05:00:40PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:

>  - If the VM is active, it attempts to hotplug the device to the guest
>  - If the VM is inactive, it updates the VM config file.
> 
> We cannot guarentee whether the active hotplugging will update the
> persistent config or not, but if possible it should. Currenty XenD
> appears to update the config from what I see, though haven't tested
> it for real yet

It will update the persistent config, but there's an annoying bug: the
in-xend-memory version of the config isn't updated. So when the domain
shuts down, you have to restart xend to get the real config. I haven't
got around to working out the fix for this yet.

regards
john


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