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Re: [Xen-users] Expanding a virtual block device

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  • From: Andy Smith <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 2 May 2011 11:58:38 +0000
  • Delivery-date: Mon, 02 May 2011 05:02:06 -0700
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Hi Mark,

On Mon, May 02, 2011 at 12:44:09PM +0200, Mark Dokter wrote:
> On 05/02/2011 10:07 AM, Vivien Bernet-Rollande wrote:
> > I want to resize my disk, and have Xen and the domU notice it, without
> > having to reboot the domU.
> > 
> > Is this actually possible with Xen ?
> I tried this and it's actually not a Xen issue. A resized volume in dom0
> (even on DRBD :) ) is noticed by the domU.

Are you sure about that? It's never worked for me, but I've not yet
tried it in Xen 4.x. It's always needed a shut down and boot of the
domU for me, for it to see a larger block device.


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