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Re: [Xen-devel] iscsi and HVM

On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 12:01:41PM +1000, James Harper wrote:
> > 
> > On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 02:12:59PM +1000, James Harper wrote:
> > > If I use a block-iscsi script to handle the connection of an iscsi
> > 
> > What script is that?
> This one
> http://lists.xensource.com/archives/html/xen-devel/2007-11/msg00782.html
> or at least very similar (can't find the original URL I copied it from).
> I think I had to change the -a's to -b's so it detected if the block
> device was already attached.
> I have solved (worked around) the problem by modifying the script to
> convert the 'iscsi' to 'phy' in xenstore once the block-iscsi script was
> done with it.

Ah, never did that. Looks like you would need to write the support in
'xl' to actually look for those types of non-common backends and execute them.

> I think it would be better if there was a separate 'format' for qemu
> used was different to the 'type' that the block-* scripts need to use,
> even if the block-* scripts had to update it. So 'iscsi' would have a
> 'format' of raw or phy or whatever it needs, as would 'drbd'.
> James
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