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Fwd: [Xen-users] vbd Sharing

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From: Florian Heigl <florian.heigl@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: 06.02.2007 11:52
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] vbd Sharing
To: tim.post@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

2007/2/6, Tim Post <tim.post@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> I'm now looking for a _clean_ way of enabling shared rw access.

The only time this is an issue is when more than 1 guest using the
cluster FS is on the same physical dom-0 node.

this will be the standard scenario for now (haha)

the "w!" flag when specifying the VBD works very well. If your dom-u's
root file system is ocfs2, be sure to specify an appropriate initrd to
do the following :

Wow! all solved, thank You.
(could someone document this?)

You did a sort of difficult search. Quite a bit of what turns up in the
top 10 via any reasonable keyword search phrase will give you out dated

AoE is *very* nice for this, and has a very small overhead cost, and no
need for tcp offload cards since its a routless protocol. I recommend
looking into it, migrating becomes very easy once you do.

Right now It would still be one more service in dom0. Maybe I'll build
a small storage server with the next disk upgrades. Thanks for the

'Sie brauchen sich um Ihre Zukunft keine Gedanken zu machen'

'Sie brauchen sich um Ihre Zukunft keine Gedanken zu machen'

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