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Re: [Xen-devel] BUG: ext3 corruption in domU

On Tue, 2013-05-28 at 14:15 -0400, Anthony Sheetz wrote:
> >> I would guess the difference is I am using LVM with full disk
> >> encryption. Take a look at
> >> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=705124 for the
> >> details on exactly how I am able to recreate this bug.
> >> In other words, I use the installer and chose the option to use full
> >> disk encryption and LVM.
> >> I'll be starting with the rest of the testing and data collection
> >> which was requested shortly.
> >
> > I would like to avoid reinstalling my whole OS, and I don't have a spare
> > HDD, so isn't there anyway I can reproduce the full disk encryption
> > using a partition?
> As my colleague points out, the set up you have misses that a single
> encrypted object is in use by both dom0 and domU. Without having your
> dom0 on the same encrypted device as your domU (even though they use
> different logical volumes) I'm not sure how to test it.

Perhaps you could install a second dom0 rootfs on the LVM partition and
use that for testing. This would at least avoid blowing away the
original "primary" dom0 rootfs, which I suppose is what Roger would like
to avoid.


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