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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH v16] support offline migration

On Fri, Dec 07, 2012 at 14:13:06 -0500, Laine Stump wrote:
> On 12/07/2012 10:08 AM, Jiri Denemark wrote:
> > From: liguang <lig fnst cn fujitsu com>
> >
> > original migration did not aware of offline case,
> > so, try to support offline migration quietly
> > (did not disturb original migration) by pass
> > VIR_MIGRATE_OFFLINE flag to migration APIs if only
> > the domain is really inactive, and
> > migration process will not puzzled by domain
> > offline and exit unexpectedly.
> > these changes did not take care of disk images the
> > domain required, for them could be transferred by
> > other APIs as suggested, then VIR_MIGRATE_OFFLINE
> > must not combined with VIR_MIGRATE_NON_SHARED_*.
> > and you must do a persistent migration at same time,
> > do "virsh migrate --offline --persistent ...".
> This commit message is *very* confusing. Maybe before pushing you could
> rewrite it to make sense to an outsider?

Yeah, I was too focused on the code and completely ignored the commit message.
I rewrote it, squashed the following patch in and pushed. Thanks.


diff --git i/tools/virsh-domain.c w/tools/virsh-domain.c
index 39ac9b5..561e0e7 100644
--- i/tools/virsh-domain.c
+++ w/tools/virsh-domain.c
@@ -6803,7 +6803,7 @@ static const vshCmdInfo info_migrate[] = {
 static const vshCmdOptDef opts_migrate[] = {
     {"live", VSH_OT_BOOL, 0, N_("live migration")},
-    {"offline", VSH_OT_BOOL, 0, N_("offline (domain's inactive) migration")},
+    {"offline", VSH_OT_BOOL, 0, N_("offline migration")},
     {"p2p", VSH_OT_BOOL, 0, N_("peer-2-peer migration")},
     {"direct", VSH_OT_BOOL, 0, N_("direct migration")},
     {"tunneled", VSH_OT_ALIAS, 0, "tunnelled"},
diff --git i/tools/virsh.pod w/tools/virsh.pod
index 0ada19a..3687a4d 100644
--- i/tools/virsh.pod
+++ w/tools/virsh.pod
@@ -1046,10 +1046,12 @@ stats.
 I<domain> I<desturi> [I<migrateuri>] [I<dname>]
 [I<--timeout> B<seconds>] [I<--xml> B<file>]
-Migrate domain to another host.  Add I<--live> for live migration;
-I<--offline> for offline (domain's inactive) migration; <--p2p>
+Migrate domain to another host.  Add I<--live> for live migration; <--p2p>
 for peer-2-peer migration; I<--direct> for direct migration; or I<--tunnelled>
-for tunnelled migration.  I<--persistent> leaves the domain persistent on
+for tunnelled migration.  I<--offline> migrates domain definition without
+starting the domain on destination and without stopping it on source host.
+Offline migration may be used with inactive domains and it must be used with
+I<--persistent> option.  I<--persistent> leaves the domain persistent on
 destination host, I<--undefinesource> undefines the domain on the source host,
 and I<--suspend> leaves the domain paused on the destination host.
 I<--copy-storage-all> indicates migration with non-shared storage with full

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