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Re: Xen HVM's on raw disk partitions
On Wed, 19 Jan 2011 11:28:51 -0600
eric%cirr.com@localhost (Eric Schnoebelen) wrote:
> Emperical evidence suggests that it is impossible to put an Xen
> HVM on a raw disk (r?d?*) partition. Only a file backed disk image will
> Having had success with running NetBSD DomU's on a raw disk
> partition (marked as type CCD in the disklabel), I'd like to do
> the same for HVM systems.
> My software:
> NetBSD egsner.cirr.com 5.99.27 NetBSD 5.99.27 (XEN3_DOM0) #0: Tue Apr
> 13 00:12:10 CDT 2010
> Is there a way to use raw partitions for HVM's? Is it a bug in
> the qemu back end driver, or somewhere else?
Works for me, like below. But I do recall having had issues with it.
I think it only worked with /dev/rsd0d, not /dev/sd0d.
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