[Linux-cluster] Please correct me if I'm wrong, but...
lhh at redhat.com
Wed Aug 22 15:38:07 UTC 2007
On Wed, Aug 22, 2007 at 11:37:11AM -0400, Lon Hohberger wrote:
> 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.
> One would hope that the failover process handles mounting and
> unmounting. You do, however, need shared storage and suitable fencing
> mechanisms in place.
... that is, with ext3.
With GFS, you just mount it on both nodes and the recovery occurs in the
background. Again, shared storage + fencing are required.
Lon Hohberger - Software Engineer - Red Hat, Inc.
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