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Re: [Xen-devel] Domains not being destroyed properly

To: Anthony Wright <anthony@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Domains not being destroyed properly
From: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2011 09:39:08 -0400
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On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 01:57:20PM +0100, Anthony Wright wrote:
> On 21/06/2011 12:51, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > On Fri, 2011-06-17 at 12:29 +0100, Anthony Wright wrote:
> >> If I create a domain with 'xl create -e', and then shut the domain down
> >> with 'xl shutdown' according to 'xl list' it gets stuck in state
> >> '--ps-d', with a name of '(none)' and 0 ram, ('xm list' doesn't show the
> >> domain).
> >> If I destroy the domain with 'xl destroy' the domain is destroyed properly.
> >>
> >> If I create a domain with 'xl create' (without the '-e' option) and then
> >> use 'xl shutdown', the domain is destroyed properly.
> >> Since the 'xl shutdown' & 'xl destroy' give different results I presume
> >> this is a bug.
> > The -e option to xl create means don't daemonize to babysit this domain.
> > One of the key bits of functionality of the daemon is to destroy the
> > domain after it is shutdown. So if you use -e you need to do the destroy
> > manually. So effectively you have gotten what you asked for ;-)
> >
> However I can't destroy the domain with 'xl destroy'. The command runs,
> but the domain is still there afterwards.

Is qemu-dm running for that domain? what happens if you kill it?

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