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Re: [Xen-users] Xen and GFS

> Does anyone have any pointers with regard to using Xen and storing  
> VBDs on a GFS volume under dom0? This sounds like it should work  
> well, especially for migrating domains, but it looks as though GFS  
> won't allow a read-write mount of a loop device (file) so I end up  
> with read only VBDs on the SAN, which are obviously useless. Maybe my  
> approach is completely off, but it sounded pretty good up until I  
> discovered the lock problem. FYI, the gfs error when mounting is  
> listed below.

Sorry to not actually help, but what do you need GFS for if you have a SAN?  
You can't have multiple copies of the same domU writing to the lun at once, 
so what purpose does a cluster filesystem serve?


John Madden
Sr. UNIX Systems Engineer
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

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