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Re: [Xen-users] what to backup Xen partition with?

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] what to backup Xen partition with?
From: "Rakotomandimby (R12y) Mihamina" <mihamina.rakotomandimby@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2007 20:45:34 +0000
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On Friday 02 February 2007 08:23, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> So don't do partition backups. Store a note about the size and location
> of the partition, a note about the type of file system, then mount it
> and do a tarball of the files. There are techniques to make a
> file-system snapshot and a "paused" copy of the Xen domain that may also
> help: snapshot it and build a new domaiun frm the copy, then shut the
> copy down and make a tarball from *that*. It'll also restore to a new
> partition a lot faster than a dd copy, and you can use a different sized
> partition for the newly restored domain if desired.

I put /dev/sda7 as /dev/hda of the domU
The domU has only one partition (/dev/hda1), 
When, from the dom0, I try to mount /dev/sda7, the filesystem is not known.
I cannot mount it in order to back it up...

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