[linux-lvm] moving an LVM as an ISO can be moved

Stuart D. Gathman stuart at bmsi.com
Tue Oct 5 19:33:15 UTC 2010

On Wed, 6 Oct 2010, Tapas Mishra wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 12:14 AM, Stuart D. Gathman <stuart at bmsi.com> wrote:
> >
> > Not sure what you mean by "boot from that".  Since you are playing
> > with virtual machines, perhaps you mean something like:
> >
> > losetup /dev/loop0 /nfs/location/to/store
> > ... pass /dev/loop0 to a Virtual machine
> Yes
> > (likely to be slow - you probably want a SAN instead)
> Hmm I do not have a SAN,

Start up an iSCSI server on another host, and you have a SAN.
Export LVs via iSCSI and mount them as drives on other hosts.

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