Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1017224
cannot compress snapshot's external memory state
Last modified: 2014-04-04 16:56:44 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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Author: Peter Krempa <email@example.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.
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