On Fri, 2008-11-07 at 19:53 -0800, Dave Costakos wrote:
> I just converted a shared file-backed Xen VM GFS filesystem to a GFS2
> filesystem. The conversion was successfully and all my files appear
> intact. I followed the GFS instructions by unmounting the filesystem
> on all machines, running gfs_fsck, and gfs2_covert.
> Since I converted the filesystem, all my file-backed Xen VMs can no
> longer boot. pygrub reports errors that the boot loader isn't
> returning any data. If I edit the Xen config to boot of a kernel on
> the DomU, VMs still can't start up because LVM cannot identify any
> volume groups.
> If I try to access the VM device files locally via losetup and kpartx,
> I get "read errors".
> So what's the deal I know GFS2 is a preview, but I have to assume
> I've missed some crucial step here.
> Dave Costakos
> mailto:david costakos gmail com