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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] qemu: turn on virtlockd by default



On Wed, Feb 01, 2017 at 04:54:01PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> The virtlockd daemon has existed for years now, but we have never
> turned it on by default, requiring explicit user opt-in. This leaves
> users unprotected against accidents out of the box.
> 
> By turning it on by default, users will at least be protected for
> mistakes involving local files, and files on shared filesystems
> that support fcntl() (eg NFS).

What are the implications of this for passively reading
live disks?  (a la tools such as virt-df)

Rich.

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