[Linux-cluster] Running GFS as local file system
Jonathan E Brassow
jbrassow at redhat.com
Mon Feb 26 16:15:24 UTC 2007
On Feb 22, 2007, at 12:33 PM, Lin Shen (lshen) wrote:
> Is the cluster suite still required if I only use GFS as a local file
> Based on my experiment, it seems not. I just did a gfs_mkfs on a
> partition and that's it.
If using as a local file system, use the option '-p lock_nolock'. In
the future, if you want to use that FS in a cluster, you must change
the locking protocol with gfs_tool.
> How easy is it to migrate files created under other file systems (such
> as ext3, reiser etc) into GFS?
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