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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 12/13] set vnc password from xenstore.

On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 11:34:41PM +0200, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
>   Hi,
> > If there are reasons that Xend doesn't want to interact with the monitor
> > (for instance, if you want to support monitor redirection), we can
> > certainly discuss how to enhance the monitor (like having multiple
> > monitor instances).
> Multiple monitor instances would be very useful anyway.
> Right now there is no way to use the monitor for libvirt-managed qemu
> instances because libvirt uses the monitor.  Being able to both use
> libvirt *and* have a monitor prompt to type commands would be great.

I disagree - that means you'll no longer be able to trust what libvirt
tells you about the VM, and libvirt won't have a guarenteed consistent
view of the VM's state because things will be changed behind its back.

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