[libvirt] libvirt-0.9.1 to 0.9.3-r1: managedsave/save won't start/restore at saved state

Nicolas Sebrecht nsebrecht at piing.fr
Thu Jul 28 11:32:14 UTC 2011

The 27/07/11, Nicolas Sebrecht wrote:
> I'm seeing strange behaviour, here.  Any guests saved using both
> managedsave and save commands from virsh won't restore at saved state. A
> new full boot sequence happen.
> - Tested against libvirt v0.9.1, v0.9.2, v0.9.3-r1 (Gentoo)
> - Confirmed on three different hosts Gentoo amd64 systems.
> - Tested with gentoo and ubuntu guests.
> - Nothing relevant in /var/log/libvirt/libvirt.log or
> /var/log/libvirt/qemu/<dom>.log
> The "state file" /var/lib/libvirt/qemu/save/<dom>.save exists and is
> deleted when 'virsh start' is called.
> The new boot sequence is confirmed by :
> - VNC console checks
> - previous screen sessions lost
> - uptime
> I've open a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=376333 but
> had no answer.
> Any idea on what could happen or how to inspect it?

I've found another Gentoo host system with same version of libvirt
deployed where managedsave works. I'll investigate on my side to
understand what differs between them.

Nicolas Sebrecht

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