[sheepdog] [Qemu-devel] internal snapshots with sheepdog

Eric Blake eblake at redhat.com
Fri Sep 18 16:37:21 CEST 2015

On 09/18/2015 03:03 AM, Vasiliy Tolstov wrote:
> 2015-09-18 12:02 GMT+03:00 Kevin Wolf <kwolf at redhat.com>:
>> Doesn't sheepdog already support storing snapshots in the same image?
>> I thought it would just work; at least, there's some code there for it.
> Yes, qemu and sheepdog have ability to create internal snapshot, i
> miss that, but when i'm try in libvirt create live snapshot - libvirt
> says, that this is not possible with raw image.

That may be a case of libvirt being over-conservative because no one has
provided a patch to utilize what qemu provides.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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