[pve-devel] some news for snapshots

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Mon Aug 27 11:32:11 CEST 2012

> >>A snapshot must include full VM state!
> What is the benefit ?
> Rollbacking a snapshot and start the vm with memory at the point of the
> snapshot ?

Yes, most users will expect that behavior.

> If the datas are correctly flushed, I don't see the benefit vs restarting the vm
> with zero memory.

Sorry, but we simply need to restore full state. Users expect that  (this is well known
behavior on other products).
> If I have vm with 64GB of memory, I don't want 10min of downtime to take
> the snasphot.
> (I don't want to have any vm interruption to take the snasphot)

Yes, I see. So maybe that is optional (but default is with RAW).

- Dietmar

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