[Linux-cluster] GNBD question

Xavier Montagutelli xavier.montagutelli at unilim.fr
Mon Dec 15 08:19:39 UTC 2008

On Saturday 13 December 2008, Paras pradhan wrote:
> hi all..
> Is it recommended to use GNBD in production cluster? . The main
> purpose of this cluster would be to provide high availablity of Xen
> virtual machines. I don't have a fencing device hence I am giving a
> thought to use GNBD since it can be used in fencing without any
> hardware.
> Also, any pointers to the tutorial on using gnbd with RHCS and xen
> would be great.
> Thanks
> Paras.

*If* I remember correctly, a recent post on this ML has announced that GNBD 
will be discontinued as part of the cluster suite. So perhaps it won't be 
officially supported in the next RH releases and it's time to try something 
else for a new production cluster ?


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