[pve-devel] applied: [PATCH qemu-server] live-restore: preload efidisk before starting VM

Thomas Lamprecht t.lamprecht at proxmox.com
Thu Jul 1 12:57:35 CEST 2021

On 01.07.21 11:37, Stefan Reiter wrote:
> The efidisk never got restored correctly before, since we don't use the
> generic print_drive_commandline_full for it, and as such it didn't get a
> backing image attached. This not only causes the efidisk data to be lost
> on restore, but also an error at the end, since we try to remove a
> non-existing PBS blockdev.
> Since it is attached differently to a regular drive, adding PBS backing
> would be more difficult, but not to worry: an efidisk is small enough
> that it doesn't hurt performance to just restore it via the regular
> mechanism before starting the VM, and simply excluding it from the live
> restore entirely.
> Signed-off-by: Stefan Reiter <s.reiter at proxmox.com>
> ---
> best viewed with -w
> I guess in QEMU < 6.0 this didn't cause an error, since I definitely tested with
> EFI VMs before, however, it would have never actually restored the data and
> instead always created a new one.

could still be good to backport, I'd figure?

>  PVE/QemuServer.pm | 46 ++++++++++++++++++++++++----------------------
>  1 file changed, 24 insertions(+), 22 deletions(-)

applied, thanks!

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