[openstack-dev] [nova] live migration in Mitaka

Mathieu Gagné mgagne at internap.com
Thu Oct 1 17:23:37 UTC 2015

On 2015-10-01 7:26 AM, Kashyap Chamarthy wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 11:25:12AM +0000, Murray, Paul (HP Cloud) wrote:
>>> Please respond to this post if you have an interest in this and what
>>> you would like to see done.  Include anything you are already
>>> getting on with so we get a clear picture. 
>> Thank you to those who replied to this thread. I have used the
>> contents to start an etherpad page here:
>> https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/mitaka-live-migration
> I added a couple of URLs for upstream libvirt work that allow for
> selective block device migration, and the in-progress generic TLS
> support work by Dan Berrange in upstream QEMU.
>> I have taken the liberty of listing those that responded to the thread
>> and the authors of mentioned patches as interested people.
>> From the responses and looking at the specs up for review it looks
>> like there are about five areas that could be addressed in Mitaka and
>> several others that could come later. The first five are:
>> - migrating instances with a mix of local disks and cinder volumes 
> IIUC, this is possible with the selective block device migration work
> merged in upstream libvirt:
>     https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2015-May/msg00955.html

Can someone explain to me what is the actual "disk name" I have to pass
in to libvirt? I couldn't find any documentation about how to use this


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