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Re: [Xen-users] How to share data between guest domains

Hi Joost,
Thanks for your reply.
When you use NFS, does this imply you are using your domain0 for the
NFS-daemon or do you use a dedicated guest domain?

On Sat, 2006-03-18 at 20:04 +0000, Joost Roeleveld wrote:
> Hi,
> On Saturday 18 March 2006 19:33, Rene wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > What do you think is the best way to share data between guest domains?
> > Would that be something like NFS?
> I have seen some mails about a XenFS-like filesystem to be in development 
> allowing quick and efficient sharing of data.
> But till that comes along, something like NFS, SCP, FTP,... or anything else 
> that you'd use to share data between different physical machines.
> A guest domain is in most respects comparable to a physical machine, except 
> that it shares the actual physical resources with all the other domains 
> running on the physical machine.
> > Would appreciate it if someone could give me some advice.
> I personally use NFS to share a few filesystems between domains:
> - backup (to store all the backups to so i can write them to DVD inside 
> Domain-0)
> - portage + distfiles (to avoid having to download this multiple times, these 
> are for the Gentoo package manager, portage)
> But any other Network Filesystem should work as well.
> --
> Joost

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