[Linux-cluster] Cluster Networks

Jeff Sturm jeff.sturm at eprize.com
Mon Mar 30 18:23:12 UTC 2009

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Dugas [mailto:Paul at dugas.cc] 
> Sent: Monday, March 30, 2009 1:56 PM
> To: Jeff Sturm
> Cc: linux clustering
> Subject: RE: [Linux-cluster] Cluster Networks
> ...
> It would be simple to setup an IP subnet for the SAN and 
> adjust the cluster configs to use those names/addresses 
> instead.  I'm just wondering if that's the "correct" way to do this.

Then the short answer is "no".  The shared block storage required for a
typical GFS setup doesn't need to share any physical interface with the
cluster software whatsoever.  (If you had a FC SAN in place instead of
AoE, indeed there would be no ethernet on the SAN link to share.)


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