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Reseting, restarting or rebooting virtual machine

Libvirt gives you a several ways to reboot virtual machine:

  • reboot – by default it sends ACPI request to VM. It can be ignored(acpid daemon required in vm)
  • reset – emulates the power reset button on a machine
  • send ctrl-alt-del keys

Some examples in python:
Reboot

Reset:

Send ctrl-alt-del:

 

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