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Re: [Xen-users] how to start VMs in a particular order

Simon Hobson <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> lee <lee@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> In this case, the VM with the name server
>> needs to be up first, ...
> Yes, I know that one :( If the name server isn't up, then the other VMs start 
> up but "things" don't get configured properly.
> I solved that part of the problem by running a local nameserver on
> every "key" system (not all of them VMs), with local slave copies of
> the zones we use, and using our main resolver as a forwarder for
> everything else. That at least means the routers and firewalls can
> start up independently when the power comes back on.

Running a slave name server on dom0 might solve this problem for me.
But I don't really want to do that --- going that way, I could run
everything on dom0.

> The server room is lovely and quiet when the power's gone off !

Manufacturers need to make hardware that doesn't need so much energy ...

Knowledge is volatile and fluid.  Software is power.

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