On Tue, 15 Mar 2016, Arto Bendiken wrote:
> What is a "power reset of a virtual machine"? A virtual
power reset (i.e. reset), or a power reset of the host?
> In the latter case some writes that the VM considers done may not be committed on the
host, depending on the exact configuration. You didn't give any details on that, so I
can only guess...
The latter, with the VM's virtio disks being LVM volumes assigned and
dedicated to it using libvirt--a run-of-the-mill configuration.
LVM does an extremely bad job of properly implementing write barriers so you can achieve
an inconsitent state that is hard to recover from.
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