[libvirt] Support for passing arbitrary qemu/kvm admin console commands?
Charles_Duffy at messageone.com
Tue Jun 3 11:42:15 UTC 2008
Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 07:47:52PM -0500, Charles Duffy wrote:
>> I'm looking at building a framework which makes use of KVM's
>> pseudo-migration support for snapshot management. To my knowledge, this
>> functionality is not presently available through libvirt.
>> Is it possible to send arbitrary qemu/kvm admin console commands to a VM
>> started and controlled by libvirt, or does any requirement for funtionality
>> not presently exposed through libvirt conflict with its use?
> We'd really like you to send commands via libvirt.
> Which commands in particular do you want to send? I have an
> outstanding patch  to support KVM migration which just needs much
> more testing. Perhaps it does what you need already?
It looks to me like that patch only supports migrating to a tcp://
socket, not what I was looking to do... but looking at the qemu driver's
implementation of save and restore, I should be able to use those
commands as they already exist.
My apologies for the noise.
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