[Libvir] [PATCH] Synchronous daemon restart

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Wed May 2 16:52:24 UTC 2007

On Wed, May 02, 2007 at 05:50:41PM +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> Hey,
> 	See:
>   https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=238492
> 	Basically, doing a "service libvirtd restart", you see:
>   libvirt-qemud: Failed to autostart network 'default': cannot create bridge 'virbr0' : File exists
> 	and the default network is broken.
> 	The problem turns out to be that the initscript doesn't wait before the
> old daemon has shut down before starting the new one.
> 	The fix is simple - if you don't pass a kill level argument to
> killproc(), then it will block for a few seconds until the daemon has
> shutdown before killing it with a SIGKILL.

Looks fine to me. While you're at it, can you also add a 'reload' command
to the initscript which -HUPs the daemon to make it reload it config
and reset the IPtables rules.

|=- Red Hat, Engineering, Emerging Technologies, Boston.  +1 978 392 2496 -=|
|=-           Perl modules: http://search.cpan.org/~danberr/              -=|
|=-               Projects: http://freshmeat.net/~danielpb/               -=|
|=-  GnuPG: 7D3B9505   F3C9 553F A1DA 4AC2 5648 23C1 B3DF F742 7D3B 9505  -=| 

More information about the libvir-list mailing list