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Re: [Xen-users] How to add 2 physical scsi drives to ubuntu fileshare VM on XCP 0.50

  • To: David Oh <davidohonline@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Rudi Ahlers <Rudi@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2011 19:54:56 +0200
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On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 12:09 AM, David Oh <davidohonline@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> All,
> I'm new to XEN and cloud computing.  I've successfully setup XCP 0.50 and my
> first domU (a mailserver running on Debian 5.0).  I'm now going for my
> second domU - a fileserver running Ubuntu 10.04LTS 64-bit server but I have
> one question:
> I have 2 500GB SCSI drives full of files (one formatted as EXT3, the other
> XFS) I'd like the fileshare domU I'm going to create to access these disks
> directly (or flow through some sort of virtual container) without having to
> reformat or migrate.  My desire is to be able to take these drives out and
> plug them into another machine without having to do much fussing around to
> access the files.
> I've googled for the past few days and found nothing helpful.  Can anyone
> provide me some insight on how best to accomplish this or point me to a good
> resource that can help me out?
> Thanks kindly,
> Dave
> _______________________________________________

The easy way is to export the drives via NFS / CIFS on dom0 and mount
then on domU :)

Kind Regards
Rudi Ahlers

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