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Re: [Xen-API] [Xen-devel] CrossPoolMigration

On 21/12/11 03:10, Fajar A. Nugraha wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 2:39 AM, Mike McClurg <mike.mcclurg@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Storage motion is something that we are prototyping for XCP/XenServer.
>> It will not be a part of the Xen hypervisor. We'll probably start more
>> work on the prototype in January, and we'll post details of our
>> implementation plan to this list.
> Is still based on drbd and tap, as in the wiki page? If yes, it'd be
> ... interesting (to say the least) to see how these issues will be
> handled:
> - space for drbd metadata:
> http://www.drbd.org/users-guide/ch-internals.html#s-metadata
> - performance penalty and choice of replication modes:
> http://www.drbd.org/users-guide-emb/s-replication-protocols.html
> - general tap issues (qdisk vs module, vanilla vs patched 2.6.32, etc.)

Thanks for those links. No, the current plan is not to use DRBD, though
I can't remember the reasons that Dave decided against it.

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