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From Marcus Sorensen <shadow...@gmail.com>
Subject RE: [DOC] Is the Working with Volumes section missing from docs on purpose?
Date Mon, 18 Feb 2013 21:22:09 GMT
Sure. I'll get back with you. I believe all of these are in the functional
spec, but I'll clarify.
On Feb 18, 2013 1:50 PM, "Hari Kannan" <hari.kannan@citrix.com> wrote:

> Hi Marcus, devs,
>
> Can you also please clarify the following:
>
> - what hypervisor platforms are supported with 4.1?
> - does this require a reboot of the VM?
> - Is this statement from the FS still accurate/implemented? "volume resize
> will be allowed between disk offerings with the same storage tag. for
> example, if an admin has defined a 5GB and a 10GB disk offering, a user can
> upgrade from the 5GB to the 10GB. If the admin has made a custom-sized disk
> offering available, then resize will work simply by specifying a new,
> larger size. Additionally, a data volume can be moved from a static disk
> offering to a custom disk offering with the size specified"
> - what platforms support downsizing the volume, if any? If downsized, what
> happens to the data?
> - It would also be nice to see a short example write up of what needs to
> be done in the guest OS to make this work..
>
> Thanks a lot!
>
> Hari Kannan
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Radhika Puthiyetath [mailto:radhika.puthiyetath@citrix.com]
> Sent: Monday, February 18, 2013 2:43 AM
> To: shadowsor@gmail.com; Srikanteswararao Talluri
> Cc: Jessica Tomechak; cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: RE: [DOC] Is the Working with Volumes section missing from docs
> on purpose?
>
> Hi Marcus/Talluri
>
>  I snatched this feature from Jessica :-)
>
> Could you please explain me the functionality of the Shrink OK button on
> the Resize Volume popup ?
>
> Thanks
> -Radhika
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marcus Sorensen [mailto:shadowsor@gmail.com]
> Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2013 5:46 AM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [DOC] Is the Working with Volumes section missing from docs
> on purpose?
>
> That is interesting. Has anyone written the resizing volumes section? I
> saw a task for it but nobody assigned.
> On Feb 15, 2013 5:12 PM, "Jessica Tomechak" <jessica.tomechak@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > This question on -users prompted me to look for our "Resizing Volumes"
> > section. I discovered that it is missing, along with the entire
> > "Working with Volumes" section. All the files are in the repo's docs
> > directory already, so I think it's just an oversight.
> >
> > Before I file a bug and add this info back in, I wonder whether anyone
> > remembers deciding on purpose to leave this info out? Or has someone
> > perhaps rewritten this and put it in another part of the docs?
> >
> > The missing section covers:
> >
> > What is a volume
> > Uploading an existing volume to a VM
> > Attaching a volume to a VM
> > Detaching a volume from one VM and attaching it to a different one
> > Moving volumes from one storage pool to another Resizing volumes
> > (using VHD) How deleting a volume affects snapshots (it doesn't) How
> > to configure garbage collection of deleted volumes
> >
> > Jessica T.
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Clayton Weise [mailto:cweise@iswest.net]
> > > Sent: Friday, February 15, 2013 1:33 PM
> > > To: cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org
> > > Subject: RE: customising the ROOT disk
> > >
> > > Not that I'm recommending or endorsing this method but we have done
> > > it in the past.  Stop the instance, resize the root volume on your
> > > hypervisor directly (this process varies based on the hypervisor and
> > > storage method used), adjust the size to match in the CloudStack
> > > database (specifically
> > in
> > > the volumes table), and start the instance.
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Mathias Mullins [mailto:mathias.mullins@citrix.com]
> > > Sent: Friday, February 15, 2013 12:46 PM
> > > To: cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org
> > > Subject: Re: customising the ROOT disk
> > >
> > > true. you can do that if you have LVM or Volume manager in windows.
> > > But you have to be careful. If that volume gets deleted out from
> > > under the
> > VM,
> > > your VM is pretty much dead.
> > >
> > > Thank you,
> > > Matt
> > > On Feb 15, 2013, at 3:38 PM, "Thomas Joseph" <thomas.job07@gmail.com
> > > <mailto:thomas.job07@gmail.com>> wrote:
> > >
> > > From  storage tab and create a data disk with the required size,
> > > assign
> > it
> > > to the VM and then increase the root volume group.
> > >
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Thomas
> > >
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Nux! [mailto:nux@li.nux.ro]
> > > Sent: 15 February 2013 07:49 PM
> > > To: Cloudstack users
> > > Subject: customising the ROOT disk
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > When I'm creating a new instance is there a way to specify the size
> > > of
> > the
> > > ROOT disk? I see it uses the template's size (which in my case is
> > > tiny) and I need to have it increased.
> > >
> > > Pointers?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Lucian
> > >
> > > --
> > > Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
> > >
> > > Nux!
> > > www.nux.ro<http://www.nux.ro>
> > >
> > >
> >
>

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