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RE: [Xen-devel] Re: Virtual block devices (vbd) still not working... :-(

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Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] Re: Virtual block devices (vbd) still not working... :-(
From: "Paul K. Fisher" <pfisher@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2003 09:51:32 -0500
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> [mailto:xen-devel-admin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Ian Pratt
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> Having the refresh tool seems like a good solution until we
> figure out how to make Linux do it automatically. I can't think
> of any real block devices that have their size change dynamically
> that we can borrow the mechanism from. I guess we could use
> 'media change' events, but it would be good to be able to
> extend a virtual disk that's already mounted.

EVMS does this type of thing, but I have no idea what the mechanism is as I
have never looked.


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