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RE: [Xen-users] Re: Re: DomU on LVM

To: "Nick Anderson" <nick@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Tomasz Nowak" <tnowak-p@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] Re: Re: DomU on LVM
From: "Ross S. W. Walker" <rwalker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 8 May 2008 10:57:46 -0400
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Thread-topic: [Xen-users] Re: Re: DomU on LVM
Nick Anderson wrote:
> Tomasz Nowak wrote:
> > Ross S. W. Walker <rwalker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>
> >> What would be the practical reason for that as opposed to
> >> allocating a bigger LV to contain all partitions?
> > 
> > If you had 3 partitions on one virtual disk, it's
> > easy to resize only the last one.
> What about the first 2 partitions? If I upgrade the memory in the 
> physical machine and then allocate more memory to a domU I might want to 
> increase the swap space, its really easy to just extend the lv when its 
> one partition per lv

If you used LVM within the domU and always kept space in reserve
this wouldn't be an issue.


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