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From Mike Tutkowski <mike.tutkow...@solidfire.com>
Subject Re: Resetting a VM is broken?
Date Wed, 19 Mar 2014 21:38:39 GMT
I'm using XenServer 6.1 hosts (two of them) in this case.


On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 3:37 PM, Mike Tutkowski <
mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com> wrote:

> Yeah, stopping and restarting works fine...as does, I believe, rebooting
> the VM.
>
> Right below Reboot VM, there is a Reset VM option.
>
> If that means "re-install," then we probably should clean up the old root
> disk.
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 3:30 PM, Alena Prokharchyk <
> Alena.Prokharchyk@citrix.com> wrote:
>
>> don¹t see ³Reset Vm² option in UI; do you mean ³Reboot instance²? I¹ve
>> just tried that, as well as calling stop/startVM from the UI. The Vm boots
>> up with its original disk.
>>
>> I¹m having Xen/Nfs, not sure it matters
>>
>> -Alena.
>>
>> On 3/19/14, 2:19 PM, "Mike Tutkowski" <mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> >I didn't look into what the GUI calls, but I invoked the Reset VM option
>> >in
>> >the GUI.
>> >
>> >Thanks
>> >
>> >
>> >On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 3:17 PM, Alena Prokharchyk <
>> >Alena.Prokharchyk@citrix.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Mike, just to confirm - did you call
>> >> stopVirtualMachine/startVirtualMachine apis?
>> >>
>> >> -alena.
>> >>
>> >> On 3/19/14, 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)*
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> *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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