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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Recover from corrupt tdb on reboot

On Mon, Nov 05, 2007 at 07:56:59PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:

> > > Xen cannot work when xenstored's tdb is corrupt.  When that happens
> > > somehow (and we've seen it happen), even reboot doesn't recover from
> > > it.  It could: there is no state in tdb that needs to be persisted
> > > across reboots.
> > 
> > We're putting the tdb in a tmpfs (in the short-term), is there a reason
> > you can't do that too? Especially as it's way faster.
> That's exactly what we're doing in Fedora 9, but this patch was really
> for the benefit of any existing deployment who might not want to change
> their setup for TDB storage. If we want to switch xen-unstable to use
> tmpfs by default, then this patch would likely be unnecessary....

Keir, others? Given that xenstored restartability is quite some way off?


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