[Gluster-users] xen+glusterfs+live migration?

Visco Shaun visco31 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 25 05:53:58 UTC 2009

Besides i am using Centos 5.2,xen 3.1 and glusterfs 1.3

On Tue, 2009-02-24 at 20:27 +0530, Visco Shaun wrote:
> Hi
> i tried to perform a live migration of a vm in xen, created from an
> image shared between two computer nodes in a network through glusterfs
> located at same path location in both nodes. But the migration failed.
> Can any one explain me how to setup such a migration?
> The server, which was a third node, was exporting the image file of the
> vm to the same location in both the nodes so that the after migration
> too the image path remains the same.
> Mounting the glusterfs was done with option -d disable.
> Besides as i saw in some article i tried 'tap:aio' instead of 'file' but
> that resuiltedin failure of booting of the vm from node 1 itself.Also
> the same xend-config.sxp file is there on both nodes.
> Saw in the technical FAQ that a live migration using glusterfs by xen is
> possible, I wonder what i did wrong?
> Can anyone help me on this trouble?
Thanks & Regards

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