[PVE-User] Backup process starts VM??

Uwe Sauter uwe.sauter.de at gmail.com
Sun Nov 19 14:33:08 CET 2017


Thanks for clarification!

Am 19.11.2017 um 09:11 schrieb Dietmar Maurer:
>>> 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.
> 
> In your case (you stopped the VM before backup) only the KVM process 
> gets started, but not the VM! 
> 
> Note: The KVM process does the backup.
> 
> Hope this is more clear now.
> 


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