[Linux-cluster] Re: [Ocfs2-users] GFS2/OCFS2 scalability

Joel Becker Joel.Becker at oracle.com
Fri Feb 27 18:17:49 UTC 2009

On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 11:39:23AM -0500, Jeff Sturm wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 12:46:07PM -0600, Jeff Macfarland wrote:
> > > You *can* but I would use Oracle's filesystem tools for
> > this. OCFS is not posix compliant and thus is not guaranteed
> > to be compatible with tools that expect compliance.
> >
> > 	Excuse me?  ocfs2 is, to my knowledge, POSIX compliant.
> >  I'm not sure what POSIX compliance we're missing, but if
> > there is something, please let us know so we can fix it!
> You're on the wrong mailing list, but...

	How are we on the wrong mailing list?  This is the list about
linux clustering, in a thread about linux cluster filesystems, after all

> Previous poster described "OCFS".  You're talking about "ocfs2".  Two
> different things, right?

	The thread is about ocfs2.  The poster may have been talking
about ocfs, but I wanted to clarify because either 1) he meant 'ocfs2'
and I want to understand what isn't POSIX, or 2) he meant 'ocfs' and he
may confuse people who are reading for info about ocfs2.



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