Hello Daniel. Am Mittwoch 27 Oktober 2010 18:05:50 schrieb Daniel P. Berrange: > > for our project I need libvirts "managed save" functionality for Xen-3.4. > > In my implementation I tried to use Xens 'suspend' and 'resume', which > > would nicely match, but these two functions are not available throu the > > legacy streaming API (xend-http-server, xend-unix-server), which libvirt > > seems to still use. They are available throu the XML-RPC interface and > > the XenAPI interface, which libvirt doesn't seem to use. > > There is a XenAPI driver in recent libvirt. Accessible with > xenapi://hostname:port/ Thanks you for the hint, I'll take a look. > I'm not sure that 'suspend'/'resume' map to "managed save". suspend/resume > are basically just pausing CPUs afaik, and this is already done in libvirt > APIs. Managed save is about saving guest state in a standard location > and automagically restoring from that upon guest boot. Don't confuse libvirts naming with Xens naming: libvirt.suspend = xen.pause libvirt.resume = xen.unpause libvirt.managedsave = xen.suspend libvirt."managed start" = xen.resume > > I also will need to look at snapshots next: Has someone already > > investigated adding snapshot support to Xen(-3.4)? > > Not that I'm aware of I'll give it a try when time permits. Sincerely Philipp Hahn -- Philipp Hahn Open Source Software Engineer hahn univention de Univention GmbH Linux for Your Business fon: +49 421 22 232- 0 Mary-Somerville-Str.1 28359 Bremen fax: +49 421 22 232-99 http://www.univention.de Besuchen Sie uns auf unseren nächsten Veranstaltungen: 26. - 28.10.: IT & Business 2010 in Stuttgart 27. - 28.10.: MODERNER STAAT 2010 in Berlin http://www.univention.de/univention/termine/veranstaltungstermin/
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