In this series of posts, we look at four methods of attaching or passing-through a USB drive to a Xen Project paravirtualized (“PV”) virtual machine. The four methods discussed in this series include: using the DomU .cfg file to pass-through a formatted drive containing an existing filesystem; using the DomU .cfg file and LVM to […]
So, you’ve got a hard disk or solid state drive that you need to partition and you’re thinking about configuring it with Logical Volume Manager (“LVM”). Here’s a quick walk-through of the steps needed to get LVM working on your drive. LVM Basics Let’s first look at some basic LVM terminology. It’s helpful to think […]
The purpose of this tutorial is to describe how to install and configure a Xen Project hypervisor with control and guest domains using Debian as the base operating system. Note that this tutorial uses Xen version 4.8.5-pre as included in the current stable release of Debian 9.5 (stretch).