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RE: [Xen-users] Live migration not moving the disk image. Is is supposed

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Subject: RE: [Xen-users] Live migration not moving the disk image. Is is supposed to?
From: "Jamie J. Begin" <begin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 19:31:38 -0400
Cc: 'Stefan de Konink' <skinkie@xxxxxxxxx>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan de Konink [mailto:skinkie@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, May 15, 2008 7:28 PM
> To: Jamie J. Begin
> Cc: xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Live migration not moving the disk image. Is is
> supposed to?
> On Thu, 15 May 2008, Jamie J. Begin wrote:
> > >From my reading, it looks like performing "xm migrate -live domU
> > target_server" ought to also copy the disk image.  Am I right?
> >
> > When I attempt this procedure, everything looks to work except for the
> image
> > file getting moved.  The command takes about 30 seconds to complete and
> then
> > "xm list" shows the domU to be gone from the old host and running on the
> new
> > host.  The SSH connection to the domU also continues to function without
> a
> > hiccup. However, the disk image isn't located anywhere on the new
> server.
> > Also, the xen log on the new server lists the following error:
> >
> > [2008-05-15 19:10:21 xend 3790] ERROR (XendCheckpoint:275) Device 51712
> > (tap) could not be connected.
> >
> > /virt/myserver.img does not exist
> That sounds pretty much like expected behavior. This is why you require
> something like NFS, DRBD, iSCSI to have the storage available over more
> than one machine at a time.
> Stefan

Ok, thanks. I just wanted to make sure that this was expected behavior.
Yeah, iSCSI is forthcoming for the production environment.  I'm just testing
a few things here.

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