[PVE-User] OpenVZ and Shared Storage
martin at proxmox.com
Thu Nov 19 10:36:08 CET 2009
> -----Original Message-----
> From: pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com [mailto:pve-user-
> bounces at pve.proxmox.com] On Behalf Of Andrew Niemantsverdriet
> Sent: Donnerstag, 19. November 2009 00:30
> To: Martin Maurer
> Cc: proxmoxve
> Subject: Re: [PVE-User] OpenVZ and Shared Storage
> Yes, I remember you talking to Scott in that interview about shared
> I agree that is makes no sense to try and maintain a Proxmox specific
> OpenVZ branch.
> I am confused on your last statement; are there plans for Proxmox to
> get shared storage working with OpenVZ but not until the next kernel
As soon as we see a future proof and working way for us we will implement our storage model also for containers. We do not need a new kernel for this, but especially the openvz guys will only support redhat enterprise kernels so this will be an important point here.
> Thanks for the reply!
> /-\ ndrew
> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 3:15 PM, Martin Maurer <martin at proxmox.com>
> > Hi Andrew,
> > OpenVZ does not support multiple storage (some NFS is working). Kir
> (OpenVZ project lead) said that multiple storages is not expected to be
> supported from OpenVZ team in the near future as their customers does
> not request it (meaning virtuozzo customers).
> > So in principle it is possible to implement but if our patches does
> not go into the main OpenVZ tree it makes no sense for us going this
> way without them. I wrote some about this in the interview given to
> Scott (montanalinux).
> > The next round will start as soon as it's clear what kernel is used
> in RHEL6. 2.6.31, 2.6.32? who knows.
> > The openvz team will start to support this kernel but due to my
> knowledge they do not even started yet, so it will take time.
> > But anyway, Proxmox VE will support container virtualization now and
> in future as we think this is the right way. So you can expect multiple
> storage for containers in the future.
> > I am quite open for discussion here and I am looking forward to get
> comments for other users about this.
> > Best Regards,
> > Martin Maurer
> > martin at proxmox.com
> > http://www.proxmox.com
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com [mailto:pve-user-
> >> bounces at pve.proxmox.com] On Behalf Of Andrew Niemantsverdriet
> >> Sent: Mittwoch, 18. November 2009 21:46
> >> To: proxmoxve
> >> Subject: [PVE-User] OpenVZ and Shared Storage
> >> Why can't I save my OpenVZ machines on iSCSI (with LVM)? What
> >> is preventing this from happening? Is there any plan to fix it?
> >> Thanks,
> >> --
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