[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] esx: Use MD5 sum of mount path as storage pool UUID



Anno domini 2010 Matthias Bolte scripsit:

[...]
> There is another "problem" with the approach of using the mount path
> hash as UUID. In case of a Windows based GSX server you can use CIFS
> shares as datastores addressed via UNC paths like \\nas\share. If you
> have multiple GSX server sharing that datastore then all will have the
> same UUID because the have the same mount path. Actually I don't
> consider this as a real problem because in this case there is one
> datastore with one UUID shared between multiple hosts.

Would this become a problem if the user would use \\nas one node and
\\nas.dom.aim on another node? The nasty thing about network paths is
that people might use aliases..

This just came to my mind.

Ciao
Max
-- 
Gib Dein Bestes. Dann ├╝bertriff Dich selbst!


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]