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Re: [Xen-users] XEN and clustering?

Am Montag, den 01.03.2010, 10:23 -0500 schrieb John Madden:
> > after finishing copy or after an external change (e.g. by action on the 
> > shared storage independently from host) on the raw device. It works like 
> > a charm, but I am not sure what would be the right solution with cluster 
> > and raw devices - GFS is fine with files, CLVM with LVMs, but I am not 
> > using LVM either (and CLVM has a drawback - snapshots are not supported).
> Yeah, if you're sharing storage in a cluster, use CLVM.  It ensures that 
> things are sync'd between the nodes and that's.. uh, rather important.
> CLVM doesn't support snapshots and pvmoves (others?) but you don't need 
> them -- you can still snapshot within your domU's.  Why the need to 
> snapshot from dom0?

For Live-Backups from running domUs ;-)

Im doing hot-backups through lvm-snapshots, since there's no need for
backup-agents in dom0, which simplifies administration.

> John




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