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Apr 17, 2012, 12:00 AM
Post #3 of 3
On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 5:01 PM, Alexandre Kouznetsov <alk [at] ondore>wrote:
Re: running xcp (or xenserver) from usb driver or SD card
[In reply to]
> El 14/04/12 02:18, insrc escribió:
> Do you think it's possible to run Xenserver/XCP or xen from an usb drive
>> or memory card like it's possible for vmware please ? Is it recommended
>> ? Are there any performance issue :-) ? I would like to dedicate all
>> of the local storage to hosting VMs only.
> Yes, it is quite possible. Can't say much about real performance, I have
> not went farther than a proof of concept myself, but i do not expect it to
> be an issue. It will respond slower to control commands, but the VM's
> should run ok.
Thanks Alexandre for your help ! Will look at your links soon hopefully.
But as it seems that it's not common practice (or perhaps not recommended
?) to run it from usb, i won't go that road for now :(
I also read that when running xenserver/xcp from usb drive, one has to make
sure to send logs to a remote syslog server in order to avoid any
Anyway, thanks a lot !