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Re: [Xen-users] Difference between xm create and xm new / xm start

  • To: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <fajar@xxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Ian Murray <murrayie@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 15:50:25 +0000 (GMT)
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> "xm new" and "xm start" -> domU configuration is managed by xend. You
> change values using commands like "xm block-attach", which can modify
> settings online. No config file to edit manually. The default on
> current versions of Xen.
> Personally I use config files and "xm create", even on Xen 3.4 boxes.
> It's easier to manage that way.

Thanks for the response. I think I tried a block-attach against a dom I had 
created with 'create'. AFAIR it failed, so maybe that is why. I read the wiki 
entry against XenStore but it doesn't really tell you how to manipulate it 

When you do an xm new, does it copy the values from the config file into 

Thanks in advance,


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