[DRBD-user] DRBD+Heartbeat++LVM+Xen

Cristian Zamfir zamf at dcs.gla.ac.uk
Fri Jan 26 18:32:15 CET 2007

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.


I had success in live migrating xen guests using lvm and drbd8.
This makes it easier to do live relocation without using iSCSI or AoE.
I will do some more testing and then submit the patch and I hope it will be
available with future versions of xen.

Best regards,

Lars Marowsky-Bree wrote:
> On 2007-01-13T15:14:42, "José E. Colón Rodríguez"
> <jecolon at oss.cayey.upr.edu> wrote:
> Hey José,
> just a heads up!
> With the current heartbeat version at hg.linux-ha.org/dev, we also
> support "migrate" (instead of stop/start) for moving a Xen guest.
> Combined with drbd8, you should be able to use it as well.
> (I've not personally tried that, so you might wish find out and test
> ;-) We've played with Xen migrate on top of real storage/iSCSI though so
> far, but drbd8 I just haven't had time yet.)
> Sincerely,
>     Lars

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