[Drbd-dev] [Xen-devel] [PATCH] block-drbd: type is "phy" for drbd backends
lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Mon Apr 7 16:31:32 CEST 2014
On Tue, Apr 01, 2014 at 09:12:21AM +0200, Roger Pau Monné wrote:
Has been committed to our internal repositories,
will find its way to the public git and
into the tarballs and packages "soon".
> On 26/02/14 18:01, Roger Pau Monné wrote:
> > On 26/02/14 17:30, Lars Ellenberg wrote:
> >> On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 04:18:50PM +0100, Roger Pau Monné wrote:
> >>> I've realized I haven't Cc'ed the drbd developers lists, so adding it now.
> >> We do read the user's list just as well.
> >> Our -dev is actually mainly intended for "coordination".
> >>> On 20/02/14 16:59, Roger Pau Monne wrote:
> >>>> The type written to xenstore by libxl when attaching a drbd backend is
> >>>> "phy", not "drbd", so handle this case also.
> >> If you say so; you should know ;-)
> >> Did this change at some point?
> > I'm sure libxl (the new Xen toolstack) uses "phy" and not "drbd" as
> > type. Probably the old xend toolstack was setting type to "drbd", and
> > that's why the script checked for drbd.
> > IMHO, setting the type to phy is the right thing to do, since drbd ends
> > up presenting a block device which is handled by blkback.
> >> I personally have not used this script in a long while...
> >> Do you ("citrix") have this in some
> >> regression/integration testing yourself?
> > Not in Xen OSS Test suite , although I have no idea if other products
> > based on Xen perform any kind of tests with drbd.
> >  http://xenbits.xen.org/gitweb/?p=osstest.git;a=summary
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