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Re: Setting up vnd devices for disks
On Mar,Monday 15 2010, at 10:27 PM, Louis Guillaume wrote:
> I'm setting up my dom0 and would like to organize all the disk space for the
> hosted domains in one place (/srv/xen). And I want to do it in the most
> flexible and/or efficient way.
You can use lvm, but it requires -current.
> From what I understand we can use vnd devices for disks in our guest
> environments and this is somehow a good thing. But why? Since there's not too
> much info on this topic out there, from what I can tell, I have a few
> o What benefits do we gain from using vnd devices in our xen
> configurations over regular files?
> o What's the correct practice for managing vnd devices? Other than
> having a script to vnconfig them each time we boot, how should
> these be tracked?
> Any help clarifying this would be great. I'm using netbsd-5/amd64 for dom0
> with a recent xenkernel33 and xentools33.
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