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Bug 591625 - RFE: virt-manager: managed save support
RFE: virt-manager: managed save support
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: virt-manager (Show other bugs)
All Linux
low Severity medium
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Assigned To: Cole Robinson
Virtualization Bugs
: FutureFeature
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Reported: 2010-05-12 13:51 EDT by Cole Robinson
Modified: 2010-11-10 16:53 EST (History)
4 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: virt-manager-0.8.4-2.el6
Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2010-11-10 16:53:44 EST
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Managed save backport (32.14 KB, text/plain)
2010-05-13 15:15 EDT, Cole Robinson
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Description Cole Robinson 2010-05-12 13:51:01 EDT
virt-manager upstream now supports libvirt managed save APIs:


Should be a trivial backport, and AIUI this is desired functionality for RHEL6 GA (but I'll let hewbrocca argue that).
Comment 1 Cole Robinson 2010-05-12 13:54:09 EDT
For testing: There is now an extra option under the various VM shutdown menus: 'Save'. This is basically an 'offline pause': the VM is stopped, but it's current memory state is saved by libvirt. When a save successfully completes, all the UI previously labeld 'Run' will now be called 'Restore'. Running 'Restore' should start the VM right where you last saved.
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-05-12 14:07:16 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
Comment 3 Cole Robinson 2010-05-13 15:15:22 EDT
Created attachment 413867 [details]
Managed save backport
Comment 4 Hugh Brock 2010-05-13 15:26:57 EDT
Managed save is a major usability enhancement that is brand-new for RHEL 6. Current virt-manager doesn't support it at all so there is little risk of regression in adding the new feature.
Comment 6 dyuan 2010-07-06 22:04:07 EDT
Verified PASSED with virt-manager-0.8.4-6.el6.
Comment 7 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-10 16:53:44 EST
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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