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Re: RES: [Xen-users] SAN + XEN + FC + LVM question(s)

On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 07:49:16AM -0500, Javier Guerra Giraldez wrote:
> On Monday 15 September 2008, Bruno Bertechini wrote:
> > Just complementing Javier's email, I have tested the "online" resizing
> > inside domU's. It does not work without reboot or (re)-mount the drive /
> > partition.
> it would be interesting to know where in the chain 
> (xend-xenbus-pvdrivers-block device) is the resize getting stuck.  ideally, 
> partscan _should_ get the new size, and if you do use 'inner' LVM, pvresize 
> _should_ do the trick too.
> does anybody knows enough about this? who should we be nagging to fix it?

There's no way in Xen to resize domU VBD devices on the fly.. 

See recent discussion about this on xen-devel:

-- Pasi

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