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Re: [Libvir] Tricky provisioning problem with inactive domains

On Mon, Jan 15, 2007 at 08:57:33PM +0000, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-01-15 at 14:14 +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> >  3. We could just use virDomainCreate() to start installer, and try to
> >     use virDomainDefine() to write the long term config - the latter
> >     call will fail though because there will already be a running guest
> >     with that name.
> 	I think I'd expect to be able to call virDomainDefine() to change an
> active domain's config without affecting it until it restarts.

  I was apparrently completely off base in my previous answer, with a better
understanding of the problem now I agree with Mark. This may require to push
a change to Xen but really is the sanest behaviour API wise.


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