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RE: [Xen-users] tap:aio

To: "Grant McWilliams" <grantmasterflash@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] tap:aio
From: "James Harper" <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2008 18:22:30 +1100
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Thread-topic: [Xen-users] tap:aio
> >
> > You need to tell us a bit more about your setup such as DOM0 OS and
> xen
> > version. I never used to have any luck with tap:aio but I only use
> 3.3
> > now and only use tap:aio instead of tap:file  which is really nice
> when
> > you have 30 or more DomUs you don't run out of loop devices.
> >
> I am using xen-3.3-testing from a few weeks ago.

Found the problem - blktapctrl wasn't running. I assume it didn't start
because the module wasn't loaded when xend was started.

It appears to be all working now. A message in the logs like "blktapctrl
isn't running" would have been really useful :)



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