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Re: [Xen-users] installation and configuration documentation for XCP

Hi Jane,

Both this and the other question you sent are more likely to get answers
on the xen-api@ list where most XCP discussion happens (not an obvious
name, I agree, steps are under way to clarify this!)


On Fri, 2012-06-01 at 10:15 +0100, Jane Wayne wrote:
> i've installed XCP 1.5-beta. i'm a little confused as to what has
> happened. everything so far seems to work. however, i need more
> information on what was done to my hard disk during the installation
> and how was the file system set up.
> in particular, i was investigating how to create a new logical volume
> to place my ISO file to use as my ISO storage (SR). i notice (see
> below with lvs command) that something like this was already created
> automatically, BUT, it was not mounted anywhere. i was wondering why
> this artifact logical volume was created and not mounted?
> i have a 3 TB hard disk. when i issue: fdisk -l, i get the following output.
> WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sda'! The util
> fdisk doesn't support GPT. Use GNU Parted.
> WARNING: The size of this disk is 3.0 TB (3000592982016 bytes).
> DOS partition table format can not be used on drives for volumes
> larger than 2.2 TB (2199023255040 bytes). Use parted(1) and GUID
> partition table format (GPT).
> Disk /dev/sda: 3000.5 GB, 3000592982016 bytes
> 256 heads, 63 sectors/track, 363376 cylinders
> Units = cylinders of 16128 * 512 = 8257536 bytes
>    Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
> /dev/sda1   *           1      266306  2147483647+  ee  EFI GPT
> the pvs command gives me the following:
>   PV         VG                                                 Fmt
> Attr PSize PFree
>   /dev/sda3  VG_XenStorage-5a32ce29-c98e-1488-273e-263c65d47479 lvm2
> a-   2.72T 2.62T
> the vgs command gives me the following:
>   VG                                                 #PV #LV #SN Attr
>  VSize VFree
>   VG_XenStorage-5a32ce29-c98e-1488-273e-263c65d47479   1   3   0
> wz--n- 2.72T 2.62T
> the lvs command gives me the following:
>   LV                                       VG
>                        Attr   LSize   Origin Snap%  Move Log Copy%
> Convert
>   MGT
> VG_XenStorage-5a32ce29-c98e-1488-273e-263c65d47479 -wi-a-   4.00M
>   VHD-cfa4481f-2553-4dfe-a4aa-bfe5f99186c6
> VG_XenStorage-5a32ce29-c98e-1488-273e-263c65d47479 -wi---   8.02G
>   iso
> VG_XenStorage-5a32ce29-c98e-1488-273e-263c65d47479 -wi--- 100.00G
> the mount command gives me the following:
> /dev/sda1 on / type ext3 (rw)
> none on /proc type proc (rw)
> none on /sys type sysfs (rw)
> none on /dev/pts type devpts (rw)
> none on /dev/shm type tmpfs (rw)
> none on /proc/sys/fs/binfmt_misc type binfmt_misc (rw)
> sunrpc on /var/lib/nfs/rpc_pipefs type rpc_pipefs (rw)
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