[PVE-User] Question about swap and SAN

Jan Peterson jlp+proxmox at peterson.ath.cx
Fri Sep 6 07:29:50 CEST 2013

On 9/5/2013 9:03 AM, Markus Edholm wrote:
> Is there any way to have all virtual machines use swaparea on mainserver
> instead of virtual swap inside raw/qcow file?
Are you sure you want to do this?  You will not be able to live migrate
your VM to a different host unless the swap area is on shared storage.

If you really want to do this, you can set up another area on local disk
and allocate a second disk to the guest from that volume.  When you
install the OS on the guest, put the swap device on this second virtual

Jan L. Peterson

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