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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] Priority of vzctl create should be lower

On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 01:15:17PM +0100, Chris Lalancette wrote:
> Yuji NISHIDA wrote:
> > Hi all
> > 
> > About OpenVZ, it uses vzctl command that produces tar/gzip commands.
> > I think we should lower these commands for running other procedures  
> > prior to them.
> > This is the patch to achieve it with nice/ionice commands.
> I'm not sure that this is such a good idea, as it is encoding policy into
> libvirt.  There have been other requests for being able to set the priorities of
> certain domains, so it might make sense to have a more generic "priority"
> concept that could be set by the user.  Then the user would specify how
> important a particular task is, and we wouldn't be putting any policy into
> libvirt itself.

  Agreed hardcoding a policy like this at the lowest level doesn't
sound the right approach,


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