[Linux-cluster] Starter Cluster / GFS
rossnick-lists at cybercat.ca
Fri Nov 19 12:05:19 UTC 2010
> Is this the storage you are sharing between the nodes? If so, how exactly
> are you doing it?
> Also, you do realize that you don't have to use LVM at all? It is entirely
Yes, that if for the shared gfs between the node. What we've decided to use
is 2 raid-1 sets of 1 tb (2 disk each), added to a single vg of 2 tb. Other
raid sets will be mounted on a per-node and per service basis.
I know I can make a gfs on a standard partion, but to make a larger than the
disk volume, I need either raid or lvm. Lvm adds also the ability to add
> What version of RHEL are you using? Early versions of RHEL5 had GFS2
> lock-up issues like you're describing. IIRC, GFS2 was only considered
> stable from around RHEL 5.5 (technology-preview-only in earlier versions
> of RHEL). Try with GFS1, it's a lot more mature.
I am currently using RHEL6 beta, while waiting for centos 6 to be out in a
couple of weeks. I dont' think gfs1 is included with rhel6.
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