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From Mike Tutkowski <mike.tutkow...@solidfire.com>
Subject Re: Resetting a VM is broken?
Date Wed, 19 Mar 2014 22:03:09 GMT
OK, sounds good; however, if this is desired behavior, does anyone know why
we abandon the old root disk in the XenServer SR? It seems that CloudStack
"forgets" about it and it just stays in the SR taking up space.

Do people think it should be deleted?


On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 3:49 PM, Nitin Mehta <Nitin.Mehta@citrix.com> wrote:

> I think that's what it is supposed to do. It discards the old root disk
> and creates a fresh root disk for the vm and in case an optional field
> template id is passed in the root disk is created from this new template
> id.
> The api name is restoreVirtualMachine. Please check that the UI is
> internally invoking this api
>
> Thanks,
> -Nitin
>
> On 19/03/14 1:55 PM, "Mike Tutkowski" <mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com>
> wrote:
>
> >Hi,
> >
> >I noticed today while running through some test cases for 4.4 that
> >resetting a VM does not work as expected.
> >
> >Instead of the typical stop and re-start behavior where the VM is booted
> >back up using the same root disk, the VM gets a new root disk when it is
> >booted back up.
> >
> >Can anyone confirm this finding for me with his or her setup?
> >
> >Thanks!
> >
> >--
> >*Mike Tutkowski*
> >*Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
> >e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> >o: 303.746.7302
> >Advancing the way the world uses the
> >cloud<http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
> >*(tm)*
>
>


-- 
*Mike Tutkowski*
*Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
o: 303.746.7302
Advancing the way the world uses the
cloud<http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
*(tm)*

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