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Re: [Xen-users] How to increase loop device ?

On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 4:29 PM, yassine ayachi
<ayachi.yassine@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> you could pass it as an option to your kernel at boot time, if you use grub,
> add  "max_loop=64" at the end of your kernel line, then reboot the server
> and look how much devices are declared in /dev/loop*

IIRC it should be loop.max_loop=64 when on kernel line

> As you can see it requires to reboot the server which is not possible since
> it is a production server :
> Can someone please give me a proposal to increase loop devices without
> rebooting the server ?

Not possible.

... alhtough depending on the version of Xen you use, you can try
using "tap:aio:/" instead of "file:/" on your domU config file.


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