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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 2/3] libvirt-guests: Wait for libirtd to initialize

On 21.02.2014 18:28, Eric Blake wrote:
On 02/21/2014 05:32 AM, Michal Privoznik wrote:

s/libirtd/libvirtd/ in subject

I've noticed that in some cases systemd was quick enough and even
if libvirt-guests.service is marked to be started after the
libvirtd.service my guests were not resumed as
libvirt-guests.sh failed to connect. This is because of a
simple fact: systemd correctly starts libvirt-guests after it
execs libvirtd. However, the daemon is not able to accept
connections right from the start. It's doing some
initialization which may take ages. This problem is not limited
to systemd only, indeed. Any init system that is able to startup
services in parallel (e.g. OpenRC) may run into this situation.
The fix is to try connecting not only once, but continuously a few
times with a small sleep in between tries.

+++ b/tools/libvirt-guests.sh.in
@@ -37,6 +37,8 @@ SHUTDOWN_TIMEOUT=300

fractional second sleep is a GNU sleep extension; it is not portable to
all platforms.

+        fi
+        sleep ${RETRIES_SLEEP}

You may need to rework this to be a bit more robust to a sleep failure,
if sleep refuses to parse the fractional second.

I've s/\.5/1/ and pushed. Thanks!


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