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Re: [Xen-devel] [xen-4.0-testing test] 2032: regressions - FAIL

To: Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [xen-4.0-testing test] 2032: regressions - FAIL
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2010 12:24:42 +0100
Cc: Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>, "xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On 19/08/2010 12:09, "Ian Jackson" <Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Keir Fraser writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [xen-4.0-testing test] 2032: regressions
> - FAIL"):
>> Does your testing use blktap vhds, or something else (e.g., LVM-backed phy)?
> It uses both "file:" and "phy:" and the former is AIUI blktap.
> "file:" is used for the cdrom only, and only during HVM installs, so
> the corresponding PV disk won't be heavily stressed.  If I'm not
> mistaken with "file:" qemu-dm opens the file itself directly.

Yes, if you're only using file: for HVM, and then only for the install
stage, then I don't think blktap is involved.

 -- Keir

> Ian.

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