[PATCH] NEWS: Mention propagation of sub-cluster allocation on snapshots and block-copy

Peter Krempa posted 1 patch 1 week, 4 days ago
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NEWS.rst | 7 +++++++
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[PATCH] NEWS: Mention propagation of sub-cluster allocation on snapshots and block-copy

Posted by Peter Krempa 1 week, 4 days ago
Signed-off-by: Peter Krempa <pkrempa@redhat.com>
---
 NEWS.rst | 7 +++++++
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)

diff --git a/NEWS.rst b/NEWS.rst
index d9fd50a067..c6970814b1 100644
--- a/NEWS.rst
+++ b/NEWS.rst
@@ -57,6 +57,13 @@ v8.0.0 (unreleased)

   * libxl: Implement the virDomainGetMessages API

+  * qemu: Preserve qcow2 sub-cluster allocation state after external snapshots and block-copy
+
+    The new image which is installed as an overlay on top of the current chain
+    when taking an external snapshot, or the target of a block copy operation
+    now enables sub-cluster allocation (``extended_l2``) if the original
+    image has the option enabled.
+
 * **Bug fixes**

   * qemu: Fix device hot-unplug with ``libvirt-7.9`` or ``libvirt-7.10`` used with ``qemu-6.2``
-- 
2.31.1

Re: [PATCH] NEWS: Mention propagation of sub-cluster allocation on snapshots and block-copy

Posted by Jiri Denemark 1 week, 4 days ago
On Thu, Jan 13, 2022 at 13:24:32 +0100, Peter Krempa wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Peter Krempa <pkrempa@redhat.com>
> ---
>  NEWS.rst | 7 +++++++
>  1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/NEWS.rst b/NEWS.rst
> index d9fd50a067..c6970814b1 100644
> --- a/NEWS.rst
> +++ b/NEWS.rst
> @@ -57,6 +57,13 @@ v8.0.0 (unreleased)
> 
>    * libxl: Implement the virDomainGetMessages API
> 
> +  * qemu: Preserve qcow2 sub-cluster allocation state after external snapshots and block-copy
> +
> +    The new image which is installed as an overlay on top of the current chain
> +    when taking an external snapshot, or the target of a block copy operation
> +    now enables sub-cluster allocation (``extended_l2``) if the original
> +    image has the option enabled.
> +
>  * **Bug fixes**
> 
>    * qemu: Fix device hot-unplug with ``libvirt-7.9`` or ``libvirt-7.10`` used with ``qemu-6.2``

Reviewed-by: Jiri Denemark <jdenemar@redhat.com>