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Re: [Xen-devel] virtual disk image checksum

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Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] virtual disk image checksum
From: Mark Williamson <mark.williamson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2008 17:02:38 +0100
Cc: Lil Evil <Lil_Evil@xxxxxx>
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I think it relies on the underlying subsystem to carry this out (and any 
consistency checks in the guest filesystem).  The virtual disk format most 
commonly used is just a raw array of the bytes that you'd read from a 
physical disk with the same contents.


On Wednesday 26 March 2008, Lil Evil wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering weather xens virtual disk images does implement a cluster
> (request) based checksum like physical hard drives do? Or does xen rely on
> the underlying subsystem (host file/disk system) to carry out this task?
> -lil-

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