[Linux-cluster] GFS2 and lvm

yvette hirth yvette at dbtgroup.com
Tue Feb 16 00:18:19 UTC 2010

Jos Vos wrote:

> 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.

but they can be referenced by UUID even if they cannot be labeled...

yvette hirth

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