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Re: [libvirt] Ephemeral VM operation



On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 06:49:05PM -0400, Dave Allan wrote:
> A number of hypervisors have a mode in which changes made to storage
> are not persisted across a reboot of the VM.  qemu uses the -snapshot
> flag; VMware refers to this functionality as non-persistent disk[1].  Is
> this functionality something that is interesting to libvirt?

  yes I think this is an important use case, it allows for example a
rather trivial and safe implementation of things like open kiosk
you may find in public places (or implement a scratch environment
allowing the kids to play without much risk for a more personal/private
use :-) !)

Daniel

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