[Linux-cluster] GFS2 and lvm
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...
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