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Re: [Xen-users] drbd integration in Xen3.3(Ubuntu)

To: Longina Przybyszewska <longina@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] drbd integration in Xen3.3(Ubuntu)
From: Matt <brimstone@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 09:09:05 -0500
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Longina Przybyszewska wrote:
> Hi,
> it seems that Xen3.3 in Ubuntu Hardy is missing integration with drbd:
> I get -
> Error: "Block device must have "phy", "file", or "tap" specified to type"
> when I try 'xm create test.cfg".
> VM 'test' has in config file 'drbd' resource as block device.
> disk    = ['drbd:test-swap,xvda1,w', 'drbd:test-disk,xvda2,w' ]
> Does anybody have success with this type of configuration on Ubuntu Hardy?

I had the same problems with my block-iscsi script. Maybe the
attached patch will work for you. This works for my paravirtualized
domUs, but not fully virtualized domUs.


--- blkif.py    2009-08-16 15:25:50.000000000 -0500
+++ /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/xen/xend/server/blkif.py   2009-08-16 
15:26:04.000000000 -0500
@@ -56,7 +56,7 @@
                 (typ, params) = string.split(uname, ':', 1)
-                if typ not in ('phy', 'file', 'tap'):
+                if typ not in ('phy', 'file', 'tap', 'iscsi'):
                     raise VmError(
                         'Block device must have "phy", "file" or "tap" '
                         'specified to type')

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