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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Blktap: Userspace file-based image support.(RFC)


On Fri, 2006-06-30 at 17:15 -0500, Jerone Young wrote:

> I would ask how exactly do you propose to do this ? Today at least
> file-backed domains seems to be the only real world way of doing
> migrations. Migrating block devices seems a little hairy (what if the
> other machine is already using sda for example), and may not be all the
> practical to do.

The practicality of it is certainly a concern; but for businesses with
SANs already deployed that's less of an issue.  The issue of multiple
users exists for files just as much as for devices, though.


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