Mounting a USB Device In a Xen Guest

​Mounting a USB device  Attach the USB device to the Dom0 and run ‘dmesg’ to see if the device attached Run ‘fdisk -l’ to see if the drive is partitioned the way you want it For instance: [[email protected] ~]# fdisk -l /dev/sdc Disk /dev/sdc: 1000.2 GB, 1000204886016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 121601 cylinders Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes Device Boot Start End Blocks Id

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Multiple VLAN’s with Xen Dom0

​A great feature of Linux and Xen is the ability to run DomU’s on multiple networks. To do this we first need to set up the VLAN’s on a switch and then set the port the Dom0 is connected to allow for 802.1q traffic. On a Cisco switch, log into the IOS and change the interface that the server is sitting on and type: switch(config-if) switchport trunk encapsulation dot1q switch(config-if)

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802.1q and LACP Network Card Bonding with Xen Dom0

​As you may/may not know, bonding is the ability of taking two or more network cards and make them act as one. This not only improves fail over, but it also increases the amount of network throughput for the server. The following will show you how to set up such an environment. For this to work you must have a switch that is capable of combining multiple switch ports

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