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Re: [libvirt] [BUG] Re: [2/6] loadvm: improve tests before bdrv_snapshot_goto()



Am 14.04.2011 11:10, schrieb Philipp Hahn:
> Hello,
> 
> Am Dienstag 03 August 2010 06:44:26 schrieb Kevin Wolf:
>> From: Miguel Di Ciurcio Filho <miguel filho gmail com>
>>
>> This patch improves the resilience of the load_vmstate() function, doing
>> further and better ordered tests.
> 
> This patch broke restoring not-running VMs using libvirt-0.8.7 with qemu-0.14: 
> When the domain is not running while taking a snpshot, the sn.vm_state_size 
> == 0:
> 
> [...]
> 
> Previously the qcow2 image was still reverted to the old state, so on the next 
> start of the domain the qcow2 image would be in the state of the snapshot
> 
> [...]
> 
> Now the qcow2 image is not reverted and when the domain is started, it is NOT 
> in the state of the snapshot.
> 
> I can't decide if this regression is an Qemu bug or libvirt should be adapted 
> to this new behavior.

Ouch. I wouldn't have expected that libvirt relies on this qemu bug.
When libvirt doesn't use the VM state but boots a fresh VM, it should
call qemu-img snapshot -a for the disks rather than using the loadvm
monitor command.

Kevin


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