[Libvir] [PATCH][RFC] Adding Cloning Feature

Kazuki Mizushima mizushima.kazuk at jp.fujitsu.com
Wed Apr 25 05:51:50 UTC 2007

Hi Rich,

> I think cloning is a great feature.  From when I used to sysadmin a Xen 
> server, I used cloning as the main technique to create new servers - ie. 
> take an existing machine which is similar to the new one which I want, 
> and just clone it.

Thank you for your comments and agreement.

> There is no problem with interaction with the remote patch.  Nor do you 
> have to worry about the remote stuff when implementing this (the "dd" 
> will fork on the remote libvirtd automagically).

O.K. I understood it. 
I warry about remote support for libvirt architecture always.

> So the idea is that you can only clone an inactive domain?

This first revision, only inactive domain. But next step, 
I think snapshot command will be able to used instead of "dd".

Kazuki Mizushima

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