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Re: [libvirt] Failing pool deletion testcase



On Sat, Nov 05, 2011 at 02:41:41PM +0100, Guido Günther wrote:
> Hi,
> when running libvirt-tck I'm seeing this test failure:
> 
> #   Failed test 'deleted pool'
> #   at /usr/share/libvirt-tck/tests/storage/110-disk-pool.t line 120.
> # died: Sys::Virt::Error (libvirt error code: 3, message: this function is not supported by the connection driver: pool does not support pool deletion
> # )
> 
> because pool deletion isn't supported by the disk storage backend. Since
> the test is there I wonder if there are patches floating around already
> to implement it? If not I guess wiping the partition table followed by a
> "blockdev --reread-pt" would be the right approach?

Yeah, we just need to blow away the DOS and/or  GPT partition table
signatures and trigger a re-read by the kernel The "correct" way would
be to use parted to clear it, the "quick" way would be to just write
zeros over the relevant areas.

Daniel
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