[linux-lvm] Docs on clustererd option of vgcreate
jbrassow at redhat.com
Thu Feb 7 16:21:06 UTC 2008
The reason the results are likely so sparse is because the two modes
of operation (single machine and cluster) are so similar.
Once you've setup a cluster and installed the lvm2-cluster rpm*, new
volume groups that are created automatically receive the "clustered"
attribute. [Toggle the cluster attribute by doing vgchange -c[ny]
<vg>] The lvm commands stay the same as if you were running them on a
* Of course you could compile the sources or use another install method.
** Some targets (like snapshots) are not available when using LVM in a
On Feb 7, 2008, at 8:38 AM, Gerrard Geldenhuis wrote:
> I am after a bit more documentation about the usage of the
> --clustered option in vgcreate.
> At the moment I don’t have a spare san drive with which I can
> experiment. My understanding is that you would set this flag when
> different hosts(nodes) connect to the same storage area typically a
> san with lvm configured.
> I am after a bit more information describing this “clusterering”
> functionality in lvm and how/where it is used. The man pages on lvm
> and commands is a bit sparse and I am trawling through google
> results but not with great success at the moment.
> linux-lvm mailing list
> linux-lvm at redhat.com
> read the LVM HOW-TO at http://tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/
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