[libvirt] kvm savevm/loadvm

Serge Hallyn serge.hallyn at canonical.com
Tue Jul 20 14:24:30 UTC 2010

Quoting Daniel P. Berrange (berrange at redhat.com):
> On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 05:17:43AM -0500, Serge Hallyn wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > virsh has save/restore to do a one-time save+shutdown.  But it
> > does not expose kvm's savevm/restorevm, which let's me do
> > incremental snapshots.  Is there a specific reason why that
> > is not exposed in libvirt, or is it just that noone has
> > implemented it?
> This is included in the 'snapshot' APIs / virsh commands as of 0.8.1
> libvirt release

Oh, excellent!  (Alas, my libvirt 0.8.1  doesn't seem to think that
my qcow2 images can support snapshots, but I"ll have to look into
that some more)


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