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

Guido Guenther agx at sigxcpu.org
Mon Jan 14 13:01:40 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jan 14, 2008 at 12:28:09PM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> Guido Guenther wrote:
>> "sendkey ctrl-alt-delete"
>> to the monitor which might be very fragile though. Both solutions depend
>> on the os in the vm doing the right thing (acpi event handling in the
>> first case).
> That's not going to work on Windows NT.
No it isn't but it's making things much better for other OSes. I won't
insist on this in any way though (this just came along with the
system_powerdown stuff) but using system_reset is bad either. Using
system_powerdown and then restarting the domain is probably best. 
 -- Guido

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