[Linux-cluster] What is purpose of GFS' "LIVE" lock? TIA. EOM.
kpreslan at redhat.com
Wed Sep 1 19:12:41 UTC 2004
On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 08:19:36AM -0700, Cahill, Ben M wrote:
> What is purpose of GFS' "LIVE" lock? TIA. EOM.
It doesn't do anything anymore. At one point it was useful to see if there
were other machines using the filesystem during mount. It doesn't
really hurt anything and it may be useful in the future, so there hasn't
been a huge rush to get rid of it.
Ken Preslan <kpreslan at redhat.com>
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