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Re: [Xen-users] Using DRBD w/Xen disk images under CentOS?

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Using DRBD w/Xen disk images under CentOS?
From: Rainer Sokoll <rainer@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2008 02:10:21 +0100
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On Tue, Dec 02, 2008 at 04:57:10PM -0800, Daniel Kao wrote:

> One other question.  I have a bunch of VM's using Xen disk images under the 
> dom0's filesystem.  Is it possible to use DRBD to "mirror" the Xen disk 
> images for Xen VM's to use on another box for live migration, etc?

No. DRBD replicates block devices, as the name suggests. If you want
DRBD, use the flexibilty (and speed, compared to a file-based backend)
of LVM.


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