[Linux-cluster] Please correct me if I'm wrong, but...

Jos Vos jos at xos.nl
Mon Aug 20 20:53:52 UTC 2007

On Mon, Aug 20, 2007 at 04:39:05PM -0400, Randy Brown wrote:

> Right.  That's the way I understood it to be.  Using ext3 would require 
> us to have to umount and remount the file systems to the each host after 
> the failure, though, correct?  In other words, would require 
> administrator interaction.  GFS would do this automatically without 
> impacting the users.

It doesn't need to do automatic mounts/unmounts, it is just mounted in
parallel on multiple cluster nodes and can be used (R/W) in parallel
on all nodes.

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