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Re: linux domU's and partitioning

On Monday 04 December 2006 14:23, Daniel Carosone wrote:
>   A virtual block device can't be partitioned in the Linux domain as
>    it is in the NetBSD domain. This means that each partition that
>    will be available in the Linux system have to be exported from the
>    domain0 system.
> This appears to be untrue, at least for gentoo xen kernels.
> I have a disk image file

I'm pretty sure the documentation is referring to a virtual block device 
whereas you are referring to a vnd pseudo device.

An image file can contain all required information to effectively mimic an 
entire disk. This can't be said for a single physical slice.


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