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Re: [Xen-users] mount question

Subject: Re: [Xen-users] mount question
From: Thomas Goirand <thomas@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2008 09:37:21 +0800
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Charlie Farinella wrote:
> Scenario:
> I create a domU in an LVM using virt-install (CentOS current).  The 
> installation goes as expected and all is well.
> I thought that I would be able to mount this file system like so:
> mount -o loop /dev/VolGroup00/vm_name /mnt/image
> ...yet I cannot, it tells me I have to provide the filesystem type.  
> When I do (ext3), that fails telling me it can't find a valid block 
> device.
> Can someone point out what I have done wrong?

Why would you use the -o loop flag if you are using a LVM partition? I
have no idea if this is the reason why it fails, but I know that you
don't need it. LVs are not files, they are plain devices.


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