[pve-devel] [PATCH qemu-server] vzdump: use minimal VM config for offline backup

Thomas Lamprecht t.lamprecht at proxmox.com
Mon Sep 7 09:05:15 CEST 2020

On 07.09.20 08:59, Dominik Csapak wrote:
> does that not break the feature that
> we can start a vm that started a backup while stopped?
> atm we can start a backup on a stopped vm, and then simply start
> it, without aborting the backup. if i read the patch
> correctly, the vm now has just a minimal config and not
> what the user configured

Yes, as the commit subject mentions, the whole idea of the patch was to use
a minimal config ;-)

this was before I talked about the whole "no shutdown" thing for VMs, where
Stefan acknowledged himself that this patch breaks various things, existing
and planned, about that behavior.
We should had replied that to this patch too though.

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