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Re: [Xen-devel] [Xen-users] Performance test regarding xenstored

On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 11:17 AM, Mohit Dhingra <mohitdhingras@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am running a mail benchmark test using smtp-source[1] with VM running
> postfix on Xen hypervisor. My system configuration is:
> uname -a ->
> Linux cadlab 3.1.10-1.19-xen #1 SMP Mon Feb 25 10:32:50 UTC 2013 (f0b13a3)
> x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> I am observing a very high disk write usage by xenstored (some 5 Mbps)
> without even anything running on the VM. Is it normal?

Just to check, what version of Xen are you running?

I think that XenServer has xenstored write all transactions to a log
by default; I didn't think that upstream Xen did that.

If you are using XenServer, then you need to ask this question on the
XenServer development list:


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