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Re: [Xen-users] Zero LVM

To: Jonathan Tripathy <jonnyt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Zero LVM
From: Rudi Ahlers <Rudi@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2010 18:45:10 +0200
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On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 6:24 PM, Jonathan Tripathy <jonnyt@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> When providing Xen guests to cutomers, it is important to make sure that the
> LVM LV is "zeroed" before use. What is the correct syntax to do this?

What do you mean it should be "zero'd" ?

> I've tried:
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/vg0/lvname
> however this seems to go on forever (unless my test machine is just slow!)
> Any ideas?
> Thanks
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Rudi Ahlers

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