[sheepdog-users] Start a guest from a snapshot

Liu Yuan namei.unix at gmail.com
Thu Mar 21 10:34:26 CET 2013

On 03/21/2013 05:30 PM, Valerio Pachera wrote:
> Hi, I was wondering if sheepdog snapshot are writable.
> So I created 3 snaphosts of a vdi and then run the guest from one of
> the snapshot.
> -drive file=sheepdog:squeeze:2,if=virtio
> How should sheepdog behave in this situation?

QEMU client will actually clone the specified snapshot and start the
clone which copy-on-write the specified snapshot. You can notice this by
'collie vdi list' which will list one more VDI.


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