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Re: [libvirt] [Qemu-devel] qemu and qemu.git -> Migration + disk stress introduces qcow2 corruptions

On 11/11/2011 12:15 PM, Kevin Wolf wrote:
> Am 10.11.2011 22:30, schrieb Anthony Liguori:
> > Live migration with qcow2 or any other image format is just not going to work 
> > right now even with proper clustered storage.  I think doing a block level flush 
> > cache interface and letting block devices decide how to do it is the best approach.
> I would really prefer reusing the existing open/close code. It means
> less (duplicated) code, is existing code that is well tested and doesn't
> make migration much of a special case.
> If you want to avoid reopening the file on the OS level, we can reopen
> only the topmost layer (i.e. the format, but not the protocol) for now
> and in 1.1 we can use bdrv_reopen().

Intuitively I dislike _reopen style interfaces.  If the second open
yields different results from the first, does it invalidate any
computations in between?

What's wrong with just delaying the open?

I have a truly marvellous patch that fixes the bug which this
signature is too narrow to contain.

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