[Libvir] [patch] qemu/kvm: use_system_powerdown instead of killing the vm hard

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Wed Jan 9 16:05:47 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jan 08, 2008 at 12:15:56PM +0100, Guido Guenther wrote:
> Hi,
> currently domainShutdown kills qemu/kvm instances hard which is not very
> filesystem friendly. However recent kvm git acquired system_powerdown to
> shutdown the system gracefully by simulating an acpi power button press.
> We can now use this in libvirt: 

I've commited this patch for graceful shutdown, since there's no need to
hold it up while we figure out graceful reboots.

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