[CentOS-virt] Re: how do I access an LV on a xen dom0?

Tom Diehl tdiehl at rogueind.com
Tue Sep 23 20:40:55 UTC 2008

On Tue, 23 Sep 2008, Luke S Crawford wrote:

> Tom Diehl <tdiehl at rogueind.com> writes:
>> Hi,
>> I have a machine running several domU's. It has an LV that is currently
>> mounted on dom0, that I would like to access from one of the
>> domU's. If I umount the LV and remove it from the fstab on the dom0,
>> is there a way I can
>> mount it in one of the domU's?
> to do it live, the keywords you want are
> xm block-attach
> but hotplug doesn't always work.  in that case you will need to put it in
> the xm config file as a phy:/ device and restart the DomU.

YES!! That was the pointer I needed!! Thank You. I had actually figured out
how to do most of this in virt-manager but I did not fully understand what
I needed until I read the block-attach section of the xm man page.


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