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Re: [Xen-users] "xm/xl shutdown" doesn't work for CentOS6


On 30 Aug 2011, at 02:37, Todd Deshane wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 7:25 PM, éäé <cecil.hanjj@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> It's HVM guest, the kernel is 2.6.18-194.32.1.el5.
> The fact that it is an HVM guest is the problem. In order for the
> shutdown to work properly you'll need PV drivers in the HVM guest [1]
> or since it is Linux, you could make it a PV guest.

Not sure for Linux HVM guests, but FreeBSD HVM and PV guests can be shut down 
by using:

xm trigger <domain> power

It's apparently triggering a clean shutdown and not a hard power-cut.

That aside, go with PV whenever you can, as Todd suggested.


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