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Re: [Xen-devel] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v7 2/6] Introduce "save-devices-state"

On 03/16/2012 09:58 AM, Anthony Liguori wrote:

>>> +These operations are normally used with migration (see migration.txt),
>>> +however it is also possible to save the state of all devices to file,
>>> +without saving the RAM or the block devices of the VM.
>>> +
>>> +This operation is called "save-devices-state" (see
>>> QMP/qmp-commands.txt)
>> Is there a complimentary load-devices-state?
> Maybe we should call this xen-save-devices-state.
> As far as I'm concerned, this is a Xen specific interface, not an
> interface for general consumption.

Fair enough - and renaming it would certainly help.

> I would not expect libvirt to use this interface.

Good to know.  In that case, adding an fd: interface isn't a priority,
after all.

Eric Blake   eblake@xxxxxxxxxx    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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