[libvirt] [Qemu-devel] live snapshot wiki updated

Jes Sorensen Jes.Sorensen at redhat.com
Thu Jul 21 09:34:11 UTC 2011

On 07/21/11 11:34, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>>> > > QEMU is *not* yet running at the time libvirt reads the file metadata.
>> > 
>> > Of course it is: hotplug
> In the case of hotplug, the hotplug monitor commands have not yet been
> invoked when libvirt access the file metadata, or the drive has already
> been unplugged, so there is still no concurrent access to the file by
> QEMU and libvirt.

Unless someone tries to hotplug an image that relies on a backing file
already used by another image. While unlikely, it is possible.


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