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Re: [libvirt] [PATCHv3] qemu: reduce file padding requirements

On 06/17/2010 01:32 AM, Laine Stump wrote:
> On 06/10/2010 03:31 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
>> Followup to https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=599091,
>> commit 20206a4b, to reduce disk waste in padding.
>> * src/qemu/qemu_monitor.h (QEMU_MONITOR_MIGRATE_TO_FILE_BS): Drop
>> back to 512.
>> * src/qemu/qemu_driver.c (qemudDomainSaveFlag): Update comment.
>> * src/qemu/qemu_monitor_text.c (qemuMonitorTextMigrateToFile): Use
>> two invocations of dd to output non-aligned large blocks.
>> * src/qemu/qemu_monitor_json.c (qemuMonitorJSONMigrateToFile):
>> Likewise.
>> ---
>> v2: avoid truncating regular file destination
>> v3: change minimum block size from 512 to 4k, to avoid unaligned
>> RMW cycles on newer disks with 4k sectors
> Okay, I've finally gotten around to trying this out, and in addition to
> reducing the file size, it also works!
> (Note: I haven't tested saving to a block device, so I'm taking the word
> of the dd documentation that this works as well ;-)

Thanks; pushed.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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