[CentOS-virt] Xen/VMWare Server comparison and "best Xen practices"?

Kris Buytaert

mlkb at inuits.be
Wed Oct 17 15:40:49 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-10-16 at 21:09 +0200, Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> Daniel,
> what's your recommendation for the filesystem "underlayer" for a Xen VM? A 
> partition, a file, a sparse file?
I've been using LVM volumes for ages.   

You only have a limited amount of partitions so partitions don't scale. 

I only use files if I`m building a virtual machine that I want to give
to someone who isn't capable of kickstarting a system.

Kris Buytaert <mlkb at inuits.be>

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