[Linux-cluster] Can't mount multiple GFS volumes?

Patrick Caulfield pcaulfie at redhat.com
Thu Sep 14 07:51:14 UTC 2006

isplist at logicore.net wrote:
> I have a need for non contiguous storage and wish to mount multiple GFS 
> logical volumes. However, I cannot seem to get past this following error and 
> others related.
> -Command
> # mount -t gfs /dev/vgcomp/str1 /lvstr1
> mount: File exists
> [root at dev new]#
> -Error Log
> Sep 12 16:22:22 dev kernel: GFS: Trying to join cluster "lock_dlm", 
> "vgcomp:gfscomp"
> Sep 12 16:22:22 dev kernel: dlm: gfscomp: lockspace already in use
> Sep 12 16:22:22 dev kernel: lock_dlm: new lockspace error -17

When you created the GFS volumes using gfs_mkfs did you give them different
names ?

All filesystems in a cluster must have unique names.



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