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Re: [Xen-devel] AOE

  • To: James Harper <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Christian Limpach <christian.limpach@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 22 May 2005 09:30:02 +0100
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On 5/22/05, James Harper <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> If anyone is wanting to experiment with SAN technology, but finding
> iSCSI too fiddly, have a look at AOE (ATA over Ethernet). There is a
> software AoE server, and the kernel client is already in 2.6.11.
> I use AOE root on dom0, and on the block devices exported to the other
> domains (eg dom0 exports AOE devices, the other domains don't do AOE
> themselves). This allows for domain migration to work nicely.

Have you ever tried gnbd?  How does this compare to gnbd?  We've used
gnbd in exactly the same setup.


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