[PVE-User] Backup process starts VM??

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Fri Nov 17 20:20:40 CET 2017

> Could someone with insight into the backup process explain why kvm is started?

It uses the qemu copy-on-write feature to make sure the state is consistent.
You can immediately work with that VM, while qemu make sure that everything
is consistent.

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