I thought about a solution for using pm-ve in cooperation with openfiler on two different physical consumer machines. No HW-RAID, no special enterprise disks, no special boards, just some consumer mobos, cpus and disks.
Right now I got 1x mobo m2a-mx, 1x amd 3800+ X2, 2x 200GB, 3x 500GB HDD, 2x 1GB ram, 2x 2GB ram and a lot of sparetime due to holidays
If possible, I would like to use just one machine for the whole "do some stuff in virtual environments, while having some vm's for apache2/mysql/samba that do some real work, while the real data is save and not affected when proxmox can't handle my experiments" :>
I'm sure this isn't enterprise like, but I'd like to try to get in that direction for the best buck I get.
I got some questions in general and for best practise purposes.
1. Is that in general a good idea?
2. Is it possible to mount some real LV's instead of using qcow2 files into the virtual machine? (i did something like that with xen on an ubuntu host)
3. Are there any further suggestions you would like to give me on my way?
Your ideas are much appreciated.
Thanks in advance!
aka Benjamin Griese