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Name

       ganeti-kvmd - Ganeti KVM daemon

Synopsis

       ganeti-kvmd

DESCRIPTION

       The KVM daemon is responsible for determining whether a given KVM instance was shutdown by
       an administrator or a user.

       The KVM daemon monitors, using inotify, KVM instances through their QMP sockets, which are
       provided  by  KVM.  Using the QMP sockets, the KVM daemon listens for particular shutdown,
       powerdown, and stop events which will determine if a given instance was  shutdown  by  the
       user  or  Ganeti,  and  this  result  is  communicated to Ganeti via a special file in the
       filesystem.

FILES

       The KVM daemon monitors Qmp sockets of KVM instances, which are created in the KVM control
       directory,  located  under  /var/run/ganeti/kvm-hypervisor/ctrl/.   The  KVM  daemon  also
       creates shutdown files in this directory.  Finally, the KVM daemon's log file  is  located
       under /var/log/ganeti/ganeti-kvmd.log.  Removal of the KVM control directory, the shutdown
       files, or the log file, will lead to no errors on the KVM daemon.

REPORTING BUGS

       Report  bugs  to  project  website  (http://code.google.com/p/ganeti/)  or   contact   the
       developers using the Ganeti mailing list (ganeti@googlegroups.com).

SEE ALSO

       Ganeti  overview  and specifications: ganeti(7) (general overview), ganeti-os-interface(7)
       (guest OS definitions), ganeti-extstorage-interface(7) (external storage providers).

       Ganeti  commands:  gnt-cluster(8)   (cluster-wide   commands),   gnt-job(8)   (job-related
       commands),  gnt-node(8)  (node-related  commands),  gnt-instance(8)  (instance  commands),
       gnt-os(8) (guest OS commands), gnt-storage(8) (storage commands), gnt-group(8) (node group
       commands), gnt-backup(8) (instance import/export commands), gnt-debug(8) (debug commands).

       Ganeti  daemons:  ganeti-watcher(8) (automatic instance restarter), ganeti-cleaner(8) (job
       queue cleaner), ganeti-noded(8) (node daemon), ganeti-rapi(8) (remote API daemon).

       Ganeti htools: htools(1) (generic binary), hbal(1) (cluster balancer), hspace(1) (capacity
       calculation),  hail(1) (IAllocator plugin), hscan(1) (data gatherer from remote clusters),
       hinfo(1) (cluster information printer), mon-collector(7) (data collectors interface).

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