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RE: [Xen-devel] Full virtualization with Pacifica crashes

To: "Ray Bryant" <raybry@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] Full virtualization with Pacifica crashes
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 22:26:07 +0100
Cc: Alexander Osthof <aosthof@xxxxxxx>, Tristan Gingold <Tristan.Gingold@xxxxxxxx>
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> > > Your disk= configuration line seems a little bit strange: you are 
> > > using a non-hvm configuration.
> > >
> > > At this time, hvm only accepts a file as a disk image.  You can't 
> > > use a partition nor a disk!
> >
> > That's not true at all. Both LVM and raw partitions work 
> fine as well 
> > as files.
> >
> How does one set that up in the config file?    In 
> particular, does one 
> specify the device as a phys or an ioemu device?

You specify it exactly the same was as you do for pv devices, just
putting the ioemu: prefix on the 2nd (guest target device) stanza. e.g.

  disk = [ 'phy:/dev/vg/my_disk, ioemu:hda, w' ]


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