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Re: [Xen-devel] xl - no support for DRBD disks?

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Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] xl - no support for DRBD disks?
From: Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 9 May 2011 09:48:39 +0100
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On Sun, 2011-05-08 at 04:24 +0100, Shriram Rajagopalan wrote:
> I tried to create a domain with drbd based disk as the backend
> "drbd:<resourcename>,..," and I get a "unknown disk type" error.
> I can spin out a patch if needed, but just wanted to know apriori if
> this was left out for any specific reason.

Not deliberate AFAIK.

The intention is to make xl callout to a script whose name is derived
from the initial part of the disk definition (e.g. the drdb part,
similarly for iscsi and so on).

IanJ was looking at overhauling disk handling, including that


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