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Re: [Xen-users] logical volumes, virt-install and snaphots

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] logical volumes, virt-install and snaphots
From: Philippe Trolliet <p.trolliet@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 02:37:32 +0200
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Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Mon, May 21, 2007 at 10:06:09PM +0200, Philippe Trolliet wrote:
>> hi,
>> i´m using Fedora Core 6 as dom0 and domU. is it possible to use
>> virt-install with logical volumes created in the dom0? is there any
>> howto out there how this works?
>> the purpose of this is, that i want to make snapshots from those
>> domU-lv´s in the dom0.
> Sure, the --file parameter to virt-install will happily accept a path to
> a plain file, a raw partition or an LVM volume. In retrospect it would
> have been better called --disk :-)
>  # virt-install \
>               --name demo \
>               --ram 500 \
>               --file /dev/VolGroup00/DemoVM \
>               --location 
> http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/6/x86_64/os/ \
>               --paravirt \
>               --vnc

ok, i´ve already done that. but i can´t access the partition/logical
volume directly. in the partitioning dialog of the setup i just can
access the xvda-Device.
why can´t i access my logical volumes directly with virt-install?


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