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Re: [Xen-users] Performance of network block devices (iSCSI)

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Performance of network block devices (iSCSI)
From: John Madden <jmadden@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 18:35:33 -0400
Cc: Simon Hobson <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Thursday 13 November 2008 04:48:43 pm Simon Hobson wrote:
> >Is the initiator in dom0 or domU?  I believe the recommendation is for
> > dom0.
> DomU

I'd try moving it to dom0 so only the block i/o component of the picture goes 
over the hypervisor.  You're doing a lot of double-work by doing both block 
i/o and the networking needed for iscsi when you do the initiator in domU.  
Configuration will be easier, too.


John Madden
Sr. UNIX Systems Engineer
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

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