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Re: [Qemu-devel] [qom/qom-cpu PATCH] i386: invtsc migration blocker is r
Re: [Qemu-devel] [qom/qom-cpu PATCH] i386: invtsc migration blocker is redudant
Wed, 28 May 2014 13:25:38 -0300
On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 11:14:14AM +0200, Juan Quintela wrote:
> Eduardo Habkost <address@hidden> wrote:
> > On Tue, May 27, 2014 at 11:39:20AM -0300, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> >> Migration blocker is redudant: blocking savevm is sufficient.
> > Removing the redundancy looks welcome, but at the same time the
> > migrate_add_blocker() call ensured we had a clearer error message (I
> > mean: if we did mention invtsc in the error message, which we still
> > don't, but should).
> > I am not familiar with how we deal with savevm/migration errors, so I
> > don't know what's best here. Juan, do you have any suggestions?
> CHange unmigratable to Error * and add the message there? First one
> wins (or a way to combine them?).
> Really I don't have a better idea.
My first question is: why migrate_add_blocker() doesn't affect savevm?
On which cases does it make sense to block migration only, and on which
cases does it make sense to block migration and savevm?