[Ovirt-devel] Migration testing
sseago at redhat.com
Fri Aug 22 13:55:44 UTC 2008
Chris Lalancette wrote:
> Jeff Schroeder wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 1:45 AM, Chris Lalancette <clalance at redhat.com> wrote:
>>> I did some end-to-end migration testing with all of the new stuff today.
>>> Everything seemed to work (at least, the parts that I could test). I was able
>>> to test clicking on an individual VM, and saying "migrate", which worked. I was
>>> also able to test clicking on a host, and saying "Clear Host" (that wording
>>> could be better). I was not able to test "migrate to a particular machine",
>>> because the WUI didn't show any machines in that dialog box. There's a bug in
>>> there somewhere.
>> For the wording of "Clear Host", how about something like, "Mark for Downtime"?
>> Perhaps that isn't much better.
> Actually, that is far superior (if not perfect). "Clear Host" could mean
> basically anything; at least "Mark for Downtime" gives a hint of what it does.
> "Migrate all running VMs off of this host" is what it really means, but that may
> be a little wordy for a button label.
> Chris Lalancette
We should update this in conjunction with the similarly-confusing
"disable host" -- Currently, "disable host" leaves existing VMs alone
but marks the host as unavailable for new VMs/migrations. "Clear host"
starts with a "disable host" operation and _then_ migrates the VMs off.
So we need one label that indicates "mark host to prevent starting new
VMs" (i.e. disable) and another that says "Mark for downtime and migrate
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