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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0/3] domUloader

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Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0/3] domUloader
From: Mark Williamson <mark.williamson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2006 18:31:23 +0000
Cc: "Edwards, Nigel \(Nigel Edwards\)" <nigel.edwards@xxxxxx>, Jeremy Katz <katzj@xxxxxxxxxx>, "Philip R. Auld" <pauld@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Kurt Garloff <garloff@xxxxxxx>, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Oh, and if you need help with the script people here can probably advise.  
It's relatively simple - see the NBD scripting.

If it has more general applicability, it'd be nice to see a copy on xen-devel 
if you get the chance ;-)


On Thursday 26 January 2006 18:28, Kurt Garloff wrote:
> Hi Philip,
> On Thu, Jan 26, 2006 at 09:20:40AM -0500, Philip R. Auld wrote:
> > Right, but this is just showing which UID it mapped to sda. My point
> > was you can configure it to give a specific name to a specific UID:
> >
> > scsi-0ATA_ST3200826AS_Linux_ATA-SCSI_simulator -> ../../my_domU_diska
> >
> > Then you use my_domU_disk in the xen domain configuration.
> > You can do this manually as well by looking up which sdX name the
> > deivce got and making a link it or device node with the same
> > major/minor. But I think udev can be configured to to it for you.
> > I don't know the details of how to make it do that, but that's part
> > of what it's for.
> Use
> disk = [ 'iscsi:scsi-0ATA_ST3200826AS_Linux_ATA-SCSI_simulator,hda,w' ]
> and drop a script into /etc/xen/scripts/block-iscsi
> that handles it. (I'm assuming now that scsi-0ATA_ST... is a unique
> identifier here; otherwise chose a different property of your iSCSI
> target.)
> Unless I misunderstood something, that suggestion of Mark really
> solves your problem.
> Best,

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