[Linux-cluster] Basic question on CLVMD / GFS

Patrick Caulfield pcaulfie at redhat.com
Wed Dec 21 16:01:05 UTC 2005

Michael Weitzel wrote:
> Hi,
> I am confused about the usage of clvmd. On a blank 80 GB disk I created
> a logical volume using the following commands (after the cluster was
> started with "ccsd; cman_tool join; fence_tool join" on all nodes):
> # overwrite a former partition table:
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hdb bs=512 count=1
> # initialize the physical volume:
> pvcreate /dev/hdb

hdb doesn't sound like a shared disk to me.

clvmd doesn't magically make IDE drives into shared storage I'm afraid.


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