[libvirt] [PATCHV2] qemu: Add support for changing timeout value to open unix monitor socket

Martin Kletzander mkletzan at redhat.com
Tue Jan 7 10:37:11 UTC 2014

On Tue, Jan 07, 2014 at 10:28:41AM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 02, 2014 at 06:29:35PM +0200, Pavel Fux wrote:
> > Adding an option to change monitor socket opening timeout
> > the current default is 3 seconds and in some cases it's not enough
> This should change the *default* to something way bigger than 3
> seconds, since lots of people are hitting this.  Just look at the
> dozen Ubuntu forum posts and many other bug reports:
> https://www.google.co.uk/search?q="monitor+socket+did+not+show+up"
> Sure it can be configurable if you want, but I don't want to have to
> tell each and every libguestfs user that they should change this to
> something sensible.  Make the default something much larger.

I agree with you here, we could change it to at least 5 seconds *and*
make it configurable.  I'll propose the change of the default in
separate patch and try reviewing this ASAP.

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