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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0 of 5] xl shutdown compatibility with xm

Ian Campbell writes ("Re: [PATCH 0 of 5] xl shutdown compatibility with xm"):
> On Mon, 2012-10-15 at 12:21 +0100, Sander Eikelenboom wrote:
> >     - On shutdown with xl as toolstack and when the guest doesn't
> > support pv shutdown, the init.d/xendomains script doesn't even attempt
> > to shutdown this guest by acpi fallback.
> >     - As a result when using xl as toolstack, the guest is terminated
> > non gracefully when the whole machine finally shutsdown, which seems
> > less desirable then at least *trying* to shut it down gracefully by
> > using the acpi button.
> Using the ACPI fallback is a decision which can only be made locally
> with full knowledge of the configuration of the guests.

I'm still with Sander on this, I'm afraid.

Certainly in the init scripts the default should be to try
 xl shutdown -F
and only do destroy if that didn't seem to work.


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