[Libvir] save and restore guest

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Sat Oct 6 19:36:56 UTC 2007

On Sat, Oct 06, 2007 at 02:29:39PM +0200, Farkas Levente wrote:
> hi,
> if i use xen with xendomain it's possible to save and restore guest
> state. if i use libvirt it's not working (at least by default with kvm).
> i mean if i stop or restart libvirtd all guests a stopped and even if i
> restart libvirtd i've to start all guests manually. imho this's a very
> essential feature. what is the reason this not working with libvirtd?:
> - this feature is missing from libvirtd? or

You can set KVM/QEMU guests to autostart with

  virsh autostart {NAME|ID|UUID}

> - this feature is not turned on by default? or

Yep, guests don't autostart by default.

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