[Sheepdog] sheepdo in libvirt

Liu Yuan namei.unix at gmail.com
Thu Mar 15 02:57:47 CET 2012

On 03/15/2012 02:19 AM, David Douard wrote:

>> On 03/14/2012 07:24 AM, David Douard wrote:
>>> storage.
>>> Does anyone know a way of creating a sheepdog-based pool?
>>> PS: I am using libvirt 0.9.8 from debian squeeze backports for now.
>>> Thanks,
>>> David
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>> Hi,
> Hi
>> Does README in the source help? I don't use libvirt, so sorry I don't know
>> how to create a sheepdog storage cluster.
> Nope. It explain how to use sheepdog with qemu/kvm only (unless I miss 
> something).
> Libvirt support sheepdog for creating a domain (a virtual guest), but has no 
> storage for "network" pools (aka sheepdog, ceph and nbd). I am aware this is 
> not directly a sheepdog feature (it's a libvirt one), but as long as it's not 
> available, it makes using sheepdog in most environments much more difficult).
> This require some work, and I was wondering if anyone around here is working 
> on. I think I saw something about this missing feature for ceph volumes (as 
> soon as libvirt support one if the available network-based pools, implementing 
> other backends should be easy).


AFAIK, I don't know anyone is working on libvirt on this issue. Anyone
is interested in it is more than welcome.


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