[virt-tools-list] how to reboot virtual machine / guest OS??

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Thu Nov 11 15:27:47 UTC 2010

On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 02:26:42AM +1100, Justin Clift wrote:
> On 11/11/2010, at 1:22 AM, Santanu Das wrote:
> > If I use "ShutDown" instead, it doesn't throw any errors in but doesn't shutdown the virtual machine either. What am I missing here? Thanks in advance.
> It sounds like your guests aren't running the ACPI daemon.
> The way that the "shutdown" command works, is that it sends some
> kind of ACPI "shut down" signal to the guest.
> Works nicely for most things, but if the guest doesn't have
> something listening for ACPI events (ie acpid on Linux), it'll just
> ignore it.




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