[fedora-virt] Re: virt-inspector calling guestfs_umount_all() before launch()?

Charles Duffy charles at dyfis.net
Tue Jun 2 13:51:53 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 8:37 AM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com>wrote:

> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 10:53:20PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 04:19:21PM -0500, Charles Duffy wrote:
> > > Just curious -- do you intend to push the patch ("-snapshot" in
> > > virt-inspector) into the tree?
> >
> > I guess we can, but is there a better way?
> Right, had a think about this over the weekend, found and read the
> qemu documentation, and I have added this patch:
> http://git.et.redhat.com/?p=libguestfs.git;a=commitdiff;h=bfdc03be234d6d95f18450846433bce4f97e184c
> It adds a 'guestfs_add_drive_ro' call, which is equivalent to the qemu
> parameter: -drive file=<filename>,snapshot=on


That said -- might I suggest that guestfish use add_drive_ro() for all --add
options if --ro is specified on the command line at startup?

I'll happily work up a patch myself once I get into the office in a few
hours, if you'd prefer.
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