[Linux-cluster] CLVMD - Do I need it???

HAWKER, Dan dan.hawker at astrium.eads.net
Tue Sep 12 08:25:33 UTC 2006

Hi All,

Have an EMC SAN unit on the way. I plan to use it as the central store for a
couple of servers setup as a cluster, using GFS. As the SAN unit can handle
all of its own Logical Volume management natively, I presume I don't have to
use/implement CLVMD and hence can cut one layer of complexity in the disk
structure away.

Am I correct in this assumption, or does GFS/RHCS need to use CLVMD in its




Dan Hawker
Linux System Administrator


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