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Re: LVM and Xen given module load issue

On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 12:42:47PM -0700, Darren Spruell wrote:
> On 02/14/2014 12:31 PM, Michael L. Hitch wrote:
> > On Fri, 14 Feb 2014, Darren Spruell wrote:
> > 
> >> Wanted to inquire what the recommended process is for setting up a Xen
> >> host system with support for LVM (and dm kernel driver/etc.) given
> >> that module loading does not function with the Xen Dom0 kernel. The
> >> only option I see is to modify the kernel to include 'pseudo-device
> >> dm' but I'm not clear on ability to do this in the Xen kernel.
> > 
> >   I think this was added over 3 years ago, and should be present in the
> > NetBSD-6 releases.
> Yes, however:
> https://www.netbsd.org/docs/guide/en/chap-lvm.html
> Xen Dom0 kernels don't load modules (ABI differences) so the (dm) module
> won't load.

No, but I guess you can still build it as part of the kernel instead
as a module.

> Also userland tools are not built by default.

I have a 'lvm' command on my netbsd-6 box, so I guess it's built by default

Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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