Technical Blog of Jason Olson

XenServer – Pool Master Recovery (The Missing Part 1 to XenServer Hosts in Halted Mode)

In July of 2012 I wrote a “part 2” regarding XenServer Hosts in halted mode — however I seem to have misplaced part 1 – which I’ve rewritten after having

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Hung VM, unable to force reboot/shutdown

I have been working with a few vendor provided VM’s which run Linux. For some reason this specific set of Linux VMs do not properly respond when issuing reboot or

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XenServer Virtual Disks

Unlike VMWare (ESX/ESXi), Citrix’ XenServer presents virtual hard drives over an IDE interface which is limited to 4 devices (two primary, and two slave devices), and since you also have

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