Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 542665
backward migration ability should be requested to qemu-kvm when needed
Last modified: 2013-01-09 17:05:01 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #541921 +++
This bug is for the changes needed on the management layer to allow "backward migration", when the newer version of KVM has fixes that make the savevm format incompatible with previous versions (e.g. the fix for bug 531701).
KVM will be changed to allow an older savevm version to be requested, by using the machine-type argument to define the savevm version (Bug #541731), and VDSM (and maybe the higher layers) need to be able to use that feature when there is the need to allow backward migration.
--- Additional comment from firstname.lastname@example.org on 2009-11-30 08:44:46 EDT ---
or all rhel5.4.* incarnations, we'll always use -M rhel5.4 as a default, unless instructed differently by mgmt.
So, newer vdsm should start using rhel5.4.x for newer VMs, otherwise ATM pvclock will drift.
The exact similar implementation is needed in libvirt.
Fix built in libvirt-0.6.3-31.el5
This bug has been fixed with libvirt-0.6.3-31.el5 on rhel5u5,set the bug status
to VERIFIED.(see the attachment)
Created attachment 387526 [details]
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