xend refusing to start

We recently had a few power outages at work, some scheduled, some not, and this played havoc with our xen servers. One of the problems we had was that xend would not start (and thus xendomains would also not start). Checking /var/log/xen/xend.log gave us the following snippet: inst = XendNode() File “/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/xen/xend/XendNode.py”, line 164, in […]

Resize Xen Filesystem

We run a lot of Xen instances for our development and test servers and a few were starting to get full. Fortunately the disks in the real servers were very large and the xenlet partitions were made using LVM so resizing them to add more space was possible! Basically we just have to shut down […]