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Re: [fedora-virt] any possible conflict between host and guest "VolGroup00" VGs?



On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 06:52:19AM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> 
>   i'm perusing the section on "Accessing data on guest disk images"
> here:
> 
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Getting_started_with_virtualization#Accessing_data_on_guest_disk_images
> 
> and noticed that, because i accepted the default volume group name for
> both host and guest, both of them have a volume group name of
> "VolGroup00", which confused me for just a few seconds until i
> realized what was going on.
> 
> but other than being confusing, is there any potential clash that
> could result from having the same volume group name in both cases?

Oh yes:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=207470

Anyway, may I take this opportunity to pimp libguestfs, which solves
all of the above problems, and doesn't require you to be root:

http://et.redhat.com/~rjones/libguestfs/

Rich.

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