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Re: [Xen-users] Re: Sharing a partition between dom0 and domU

On Fri, Dec 16, 2005 at 10:27:19AM +0100, Michael Mey wrote:
> On Friday 16 December 2005 09:15, Marcin Owsiany wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 02:01:53PM -0600, Charles Duffy wrote:
> > > Marcin Owsiany wrote:
> > > >I'm currently preparing to xen installation. In the system that I'm
> > > >going to set up, there will be a need to copy large amounts of data
> > > >(therefore I want to avoid using network) from domUs to the dom0 (one
> > > >way only).
> > >
> > > Considered using a filesystem like GFS which can be safely mounted by
> > > multiple machines?
> >
> > Good idea. Before I start to look at it: are there more filesystems like
> > this?
> There is also OCFS2 from Oracle or you can try PeerFS (commercial) but has 
> nice features.

Thanks for the pointers. Have you tried any of these with Xen, i.e. not
by accessing the FS from separate nodes over network, but by directly
mounting the same device twice?

> OCFS2 compared to GFS is a bit simpler to install I would say.

Any more comments on maturity, stability, features?


Marcin Owsiany

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