[Linux-cluster] NFS failover problem

J. Bruce Fields bfields at fieldses.org
Tue Aug 21 14:12:31 UTC 2007

On Tue, Aug 21, 2007 at 03:45:22PM +0200, kieran JOYEUX wrote:
> For the moment the two nfs share's content are the same. I use scp to copy 
> them. It's static so i did it just once.

So, you just did something like this?:

	scp -r /shares/someshare/ otherserver:/shares/

> To resolve that NFS file handle error, i mounted the share with a static 
> fsid for each client.

That's not enough.

> Unfortunately, even with a FSID, i still have an 
> error during the failover while copying from the NFS share to client's 
> local disk...
> cp: reading `/usr/local/genome/1Go.txt': Input/output error
> cp: reading `/usr/local/genome/1Go.tyt': Input/output error
> cp: cannot stat `/usr/local/genome/1Go.tzt': Permission denied

That's expected.  You can't just copy the files across with scp, or
rsync, or tar.


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