[linux-lvm] ubuntu xenial + lvmlockd

David Teigland teigland at redhat.com
Tue Apr 18 16:00:15 UTC 2017

On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 06:14:54PM +0200, Charles Koprowski wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to set up a shared VG between 2 ubuntu servers (xenial) using
> lvmlockd for locking.
> Unfortunately, even if the default config (lvm.conf) mentions the
> possibillity to use lvmlockd (use_lvmlockd = 1), I cannot find any trace of
> the daemon lvmlockd or lvmlockctl tool in ubuntu.
> Does anyone already done this before ?
> Do I have to build lvm from source in order to use lvmlockd ?

I'd guess that lvm was not built with lvmlockd support, in which case you
would need to rebuild it with one or both of --enable-lockd-sanlock,
--enable-lockd-dlm (and I'm going to rename those options to be "lvmlockd"
in a minute.)


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