[Linux-cluster] lock_dlm but local flocks = true?

Steven Whitehouse swhiteho at redhat.com
Wed Dec 23 13:15:46 UTC 2009


On Wed, 2009-12-23 at 13:24 +0100, frank wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm running RHEL 5.4 with a GFS1 filesystem (over a SAN)
> After checking the "ping_pong" test on the gfs filesystem I noticed 
> counters was too much high, like doing the test with a local filesystem. 
> But gfs filesystem is mounted with "lock_dlm" option. The only strange 
> thing I see is in "gfs_tool df" output because it shows "Local flocks = 
> TRUE" instead of "Local flocks = FALSE"
> How is this possible? Can I change this in some way?
> Thanks for your help.
You need to avoid specifying the localflocks mount parameter if you want
the flocks to be true cluster locks,


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