[Linux-cluster] RFI quick HOWTO

David Teigland teigland at redhat.com
Mon Jun 28 02:28:45 UTC 2004

On Sun, Jun 27, 2004 at 10:42:01AM -0700, Christopher McCrory wrote:

> with no FC, no shared scsi, no dual ethernet networks.  Just the
> minimum hardware possible. Most labs already have this stuff laying
> around.

A "Minimum-GFS" HOWTO would be a good idea.  It would probably look something
like the following.

node1: is a gnbd server and exports any local ide/scsi disk over the network

node2 and node3:
- are gnbd clients, both importing the network block device from node1
- are gfs nodes, both sharing a gfs file system created on the imported gnbd

no FC, no shared scsi, no network power switch, no lvm or clvm
three machines, single ethernet network, a spare disk on one machine

(node1 is equivalent to an nfs server here, but it's serving blocks instead
of files)

Dave Teigland  <teigland at redhat.com>

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