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Re: [Xen-users] Setting up XEN domU causes RAID5 to fail?

  • To: "'Ian Campbell'" <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Marc Tousignant" <myrdhn@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2012 16:06:08 -0400
  • Cc: xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Delivery-date: Sun, 16 Sep 2012 20:07:07 +0000
  • List-id: Xen user discussion <xen-users.lists.xen.org>
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FYI, I switched to file: and still the same issue occurred, with one 
exception.. This time it "lost" the RAID members while booting off the ISO. I 
hadn't even gotten to the install screens yet.

-----Original Message-----
From: Ian Campbell [mailto:Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Sunday, September 16, 2012 2:08 PM
To: Marc Tousignant
Cc: xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Setting up XEN domU causes RAID5 to fail?

On Sun, 2012-09-16 at 18:28 +0100, Marc Tousignant wrote:

> I then created several .img files in the xen_images folder using dd.
> For example (dd if=/dev/zero of=/images/xen_images/Win7x86_Base.img
> bs=1 count=1 seek=50G)
> I got to the point where it formatted the âdriveâ and started 
> installing, it failed on the extraction step saying my âDVDâ was bad.

What does your guest config file look like, in particular the disk line.

Is there any chance that you have accidentally pointed the VM's disks at one or 
more of the physical disks which makes up your RAID array?


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