[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Qemu-devel] Relative/Absolute timing snapshot problem

From: Jes Sorensen
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Relative/Absolute timing snapshot problem
Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2011 18:32:17 +0200
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv: Gecko/20110307 Fedora/3.1.9-0.39.b3pre.fc14 Thunderbird/3.1.9

On 03/28/11 18:25, Clemens Kolbitsch wrote:
>> Hi Clemens,
>> > 
>> > Could you clarify what you are doing, when you say snapshot do you mean
>> > a savevm operation (ie. checkpoint) or a disk snapshot?
> I Jes,
> sorry for not being clear: I use a savevm operation.
> Following setup: I have a base file (qcow2 or qew format) and a snapshot file 
> (generated via 'qemu-img create -b <basefile> -f qcow2 <snapshotfile>') and 
> boot the snapshot file. Once the system (WinXP SP3 guest) has fully started, 
> I 
> create a snapshot (savevm <foo>) and exit the emulator. Later, I resume the 
> snapshot by starting Qemu with the snapshotfile and say 'loadvm <foo>'.
> Actually, I found that the times I gave in my last email were way 
> underestimated. The time difference is MUCH larger than 2-3 seconds per day. 
> A 
> week-old snapshot can take minutes to load on a reasonably idle host machine.

Ok, then I am pretty much in the dark on this one - I don't know
anything about the checkpoint/restart feature and the impact on things
like the clock. I only worked on the live snapshot code (for disk

Hopefully someone else will have an idea.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]