On 2019-04-29, Strahil Nikolov <hunter86...@yahoo.com> wrote: > Yes , but not only. > I'm using oVirt - a KVM management tool and I can currently make a snapshot > only by pausing the VM or by completely stopping it first. > For now, it's not a big deal - as I'm still exploring openBSD , but who knows. > Also the management interface cannot provide details about CPU and RAM usage > , nor I cannot gracefully shut the VM down from the interface. > The oVirt manager allows automatic evacuation of the VM, if it requires more > memory/cpu than the host can currently providing (for a lab overcommitting is > normal). > > I'm just looking to enable those fancy things that make our life easier.
qemu-ga needs a way to communicate with the kernel to tell it to stop filesystem activity etc. OpenBSD doesn't support this.