[libvirt] [PATCH] virsh: clarify snapshot --live
mprivozn at redhat.com
Wed Aug 10 11:30:13 UTC 2016
On 05.08.2016 09:23, Chen Hanxiao wrote:
> From: Chen Hanxiao <chenhanxiao at gmail.com>
> In libvirt, snapshot means disk snapshot.
> snapshot --live is more like VM checkpoint.
> Make it clear in virsh.pod.
> Signed-off-by: Chen Hanxiao <chenhanxiao at gmail.com>
> tools/virsh.pod | 5 +++--
> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/tools/virsh.pod b/tools/virsh.pod
> index fc6a680..30e6bf3 100644
> --- a/tools/virsh.pod
> +++ b/tools/virsh.pod
> @@ -3896,8 +3896,9 @@ this. If this flag is not specified, then some hypervisors may fail
> after partially performing the action, and B<dumpxml> must be used to
> see whether any partial changes occurred.
> -If I<--live> is specified, libvirt takes the snapshot while the guest is
> -running. This increases the size of the memory image of the external
> +If I<--live> is specified, libvirt takes the snapshot(checkpoint) while
> +the guest is running. Both disk snapshot and VM memory snapshot will be took.
> +This increases the size of the memory image of the external
> checkpoint. This is currently supported only for external checkpoints.
> Existence of snapshot metadata will prevent attempts to B<undefine>
Fixed grammar, ACKed and pushed.
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