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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 0/4] net-bridge: rootless bridge support for qem

From: Avi Kivity
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 0/4] net-bridge: rootless bridge support for qemu
Date: Sat, 07 Nov 2009 13:23:18 +0200
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On 11/07/2009 12:44 PM, Jamie Lokier wrote:
Aiee - what's the plan?  Can a running KVM be forked, as in into two
separate processes to run the forked guests in parallel, or not?

kvm fds do not support fork(). Nothing prevents you from stopping the guest, reading guest state, fork()ing, and creating a new VM in the child with the same state, then restarting both instances.

qemu in general cannot be forked; the two instances would trample on each others disk images, host network connections (i.e. vnc, X, the monitor), guest network connections, etc.

Do not meddle in the internals of kernels, for they are subtle and quick to 

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