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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH v2 0/2] qemu: Fix stalls during live core dump



On 02/07/2012 05:17 AM, Jiri Denemark wrote:
> Qemu uses non-blocking I/O which doesn't play nice with regular file
> descriptors. We need to pass a pipe to qemu when dumping core to avoid
> stalls in live mode.
> 
> Version 2:
> - generalize virFileDirectFd a bit more as suggested by Eric
> 
> Jiri Denemark (2):
>   util: Generalize virFileDirectFd
>   qemu: Always use iohelper for dumping domain core
> 
>  src/qemu/qemu_driver.c |   45 +++++++++++--------
>  src/util/virfile.c     |  118 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------------------
>  src/util/virfile.h     |   21 ++++++---
>  3 files changed, 112 insertions(+), 72 deletions(-)

ACK series.  I'm still not sure whether 'virsh save' needs EAGAIN
wrapping, but I'm okay delaying that to a separate patch, since you
convinced me that the primary driving factor for this patch is 'virsh
dump --live' where qemu will continue on after the dump.

-- 
Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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