Bug 1017224 - cannot compress snapshot's external memory state
cannot compress snapshot's external memory state
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: libvirt (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Peter Krempa
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Reported: 2013-10-09 09:08 EDT by Arik
Modified: 2014-04-04 16:56 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-04-04 16:56:44 EDT
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Description Arik 2013-10-09 09:08:58 EDT
Description of problem:
While taking snapshot with external memory state we can't use compression.
It should be possible to compress the memory state volume in a similar way we do it fot hibernation (virDomainSave) volume.

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Comment 3 Jiri Denemark 2014-04-02 04:06:38 EDT
commit 7df5093f67f0560d0440807b4363746e032ad942
Author: Peter Krempa <pkrempa@redhat.com>
Date:   Wed Oct 9 18:05:43 2013 +0200

    qemu: snapshot: Add support for compressing external snapshot memory
    The regular save image code has the support to compress images using a
    specified algorithm. This was not implemented for external checkpoints
    although it shares most of the backend code.
    Resolves: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1017227
Comment 5 RHEL Product and Program Management 2014-04-04 16:56:44 EDT
Development Management has reviewed and declined this request.
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