[tech] mylah and musundo repurposing, virtualisation and storage

Mitch Kelly mitch at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Thu Feb 11 08:15:10 WST 2010

Dodgy hackery is why we are where we are today :P When only 1 or 2 people
know what the heck is going on :P

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Sent: Thursday, February 11, 2010 8:13 AM
To: James Andrewartha
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Subject: Re: [tech] mylah and musundo repurposing, virtualisation and

On Wed, Feb 10, 2010, James Andrewartha wrote:

> CentOS seems to be the way to go, as OpenSolaris just integrated Xen 3.4 
> so it's probably a bit early for production use. The only trick will be 
> PCI passthrough of the SCSI controller for amanda.

I suggest perhaps ignoring trying to do anything tricky with Xen to start
with and instead just migrate the non-tricky VMs into suitable places.

Tricky stuff can come later. Eg - it's a tape device, there's no real
reason why you couldn't run or write/run some form of tape proxy for
Amanda via dom0.


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