[Linux-cluster] network for cluster communication

Christine Caulfield ccaulfie at redhat.com
Fri Aug 1 13:38:38 UTC 2008

Ozgur Akan wrote:
> Hi,
> I have two important questions regardin cluster performance.
> I attached two ethernet cards as second interfaces on two nodes that I 
> have.
> - How can I configure cluster to use this new interface (network) to 
> communicate between eachother.?

Put the host name or IP address of the new interface in cluster.conf, in 
place of the existing host names.

> - Is speed of this local network between two nodes an important criteria 
> for file locks on GFS ?

Yes, very :)


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