[Linux-cluster] 9i RAC GFS Certification?

Matt Brookover mbrookov at mines.edu
Thu Feb 23 15:00:48 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-02-23 at 05:33, Brian Long wrote:
> Your last statement is incorrect.  Red Hat GFS folks are working with
> Oracle to certify 10gR2 on GFS 6.1 on RHEL 4 in the near term; however,
> GULM is the only supported lock manager for this certification.  They
> require 3 external nodes to the RAC cluster (none of the RAC nodes can
> be a standy lock node, for example).
> Red Hat told me this was at the insistence of Oracle.  :(
> /Brian/

Does any body have any details on why Oracle would not want to support

I have been under the impression that DLM was the way to go, especially
given the amount of effort that the Rehat team has put into DLM.


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