[Linux-cluster] MySQL with datadir on GFS volume

Marko Jung marko.jung at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Tue Aug 4 17:18:02 UTC 2009

Marko Jung wrote:
> Marko Jung wrote:
>> Gordan Bobic wrote:
>>> 2) You may have bumped into a GFS2 bug. What distro/cluster version are you
>>> running? GFS2 was "preview only" until very recently, and the pace of
>>> development and fixes in it are still a tad too high for a production
>>> system for my liking. Is there any particular reason why you can't use
>>> GFS1?
>> It is CentOS 5.3 final without any fancy external updates or similar stuff. 
>> We chose GFS2 because it is the default with RHEL 5.3.
> I thought I should be more verbose on what I am trying to achieve MySQL 
> associated to a floating IP running on cluster as failover. Storage and 
> configuration should reside on a huge GFSv2 Filesystem.

Gordan, thank you very much for your support, but the problem was quite 
easy, the mysqld_safe script overrides the external_locking configuration 


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