[linux-lvm] the lvm shared storage question of the week
jeanspirat at squirk.org
Wed Aug 6 06:38:46 UTC 2008
Jonathan Brassow a écrit :
> Our testing group has machines that use AOE. It works well with
> CLVM. However, they use their machines as a cluster. It seems to me
> that you want to carve up your storage, but you only want one machine
> to use each piece.
yes each server will mount a part of the filesystem and not the same
part on each. This mean a single lvm logical volume will be mounted only
on one host.
> LVM manual briefly mentions CLVM (should apply equally well to debian):
yes it just speak about it but there is no doc at all, nothing tells us
if it listen on a tcp port or just communicate by using data on the disk
or anything about the setup. Also it speak about special configuration
in lvm.conf but nowhere i see WHAT should be configured :)
i guess with:
locking_type What type of locking to use. 1 is the default, which use
flocks on files in locking_dir (see below) to avoid conflicting LVM2
commands running concurrently on a single machine. 0 disables locking
and risks corrupting your metadata. If set to 2, the tools will load the
external locking_library (see below). If the tools were configured
--with-cluster=internal (the default) then 3 means to use built-in
cluster-wide locking. All changes to logical volumes and their states
are communicated using locks.
that it should use
but is this enough ?
> You will want to come up to speed on the cluster infrastructure (at
> least the setup) if you want to use CLVM....
sorry i am not native english speaker, what do you mean by that ?
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