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[Xen-devel] xl: drdb support

To: Kamala Narasimhan <kamala.narasimhan@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] xl: drdb support
From: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2011 12:57:58 +0000
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On Thu, 27 Jan 2011, Kamala Narasimhan wrote:
> > - phy:/path/to/device
> > - file:/path/to/file
> > - tap:/path/to/file
> Along with phy, file and tap for block device types there appear to be a 
> 'drdb' option too.  Do we actively support it?  If so do we treat it same as 
> 'phy' and use blkback for backend?

Yes, I think so. Given his recent work on drdb support in qemu, maybe
James can comment on this.

> Regarding VDEV (appears to be referred to as drive designation in some 
> specificatons) -
> Other than hd[x] and xvd[x], are there other supported VDEV formats?


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