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

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  • From: Andy Smith <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 3 May 2011 21:29:55 +0000
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Hi Fajar, Mark,

On Mon, May 02, 2011 at 07:10:38PM +0700, Fajar A. Nugraha wrote:
> On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 6:58 PM, Andy Smith <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Mon, May 02, 2011 at 12:44:09PM +0200, Mark Dokter wrote:
> >> 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.
> It used to be like that for Xen 3.x
> In 4.x, online resize is possible but ONLY if the domU kernel also
> support it.

Ah right, that's great. Sorry Mark for doubting you. I have as yet
only done the most minor of testing with 4.x.


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