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Oracle VM: How To Identify Which Block Device Is Represented By XEN Virtual Block Device Identifier "xen-vbd-NNNNN" (Doc ID 2492823.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.5 and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

Identify a dev/xvdx disk using Xen Virtual Block Device identifier xen-vbd-xxxxx

During O/S installation, XEN Virtual Block Devices added to the VM will be named using the "xen-vbd-NNNNN" format:

To select a specific disk with "/dev/xvdx" mapping format the corresponding XEN Virtual Block Device must be identified given the "xen-vbd-NNNNN" nomenclature.

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