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Re: [Xen-devel] Question about VM save and restore

Thanks for your reply. But how about the domain name? Because I am trying
to duplicate multiple domains from one saved image, the domain names might
clash if they are not changed. I know the IP change is not big problem. So
the major challenge to me is how to change the domain name. Any idea about



On Tue, 16 Aug 2005, Daniel Hulme wrote:

> > Can I save a domain with domain name "A" and IP address "",
> > and restore it in the future with name "B" and IP address ""?
> > assuming we can deploy any software in this domain to help this
> > change.
> > Can someone tell me whether that is possible? If so, how to do that?
> Well, if you can put any software in the domain: write a small script
> that waits for a signal, and when it receives it, does an ifdown,
> ifconfigs the new IP address in, changes the interface's MAC addresssets
> the hostname, and does an ifup. All you have to do is make sure that
> when you restore the domain you send it the magic signal through
> whatever channel you like. It would probably be easier and safer if the
> saved domain state had the network down, then you don't have to worry
> about race conditions with two starting up at once and clashing for
> addresses.
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