[Linux-cluster] GFS2 and lvm

Jos Vos jos at xos.nl
Mon Feb 15 22:20:42 UTC 2010

On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 01:33:42PM -0800, Scooter Morris wrote:

> Actually, this is not really true.  We have many GFS2 filesystems on a 
> three node cluster and we don't use LVM.  It really depends on how you 
> are mounting the filesystems.  You really need to mount them by LABEL, 
> so the underlying disk identifiers becomes irrelevant.

Good point.

I try to recall my own argumentation, but that probably was related to
quorum disks/partitions: they can't be labeled (or at least couldn't
in RHEL 5.0), so that was the final reason for me to choose for LVM.

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