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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"):
> ACPI fallback != shutdown. It might just as likely be a hibernate or
> (more likely) a reboot.
> Are we going to add code to xl which forces on_reboot = destroy when xl
> shutdown -F is invoked on a domain?

We might need to do something along those lines.

> > But i try to explain that for this special case it doesn't matter if
> > xl shutdown tries to do the acpi fallback automatically, since this
> > admin shouldn't use xl shutdown on this domain anyway.
> Whether they should or not the xendomains script is going to magically
> do it for them.

Well, at the moment the xendomains script will try "xl shutdown" and
if that fails the guest will be shot in the head.  Trying the acpi
fallback is surely better?


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