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Re: [linux-lvm] Questions about PE size and clustering



On Tue, Jun 04, 2002 at 09:44:49AM -0700, Poul Petersen wrote:
> > From: Heinz J . Mauelshagen [mailto:mauelshagen sistina com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 04, 2002 6:12 AM
> > To: linux-lvm sistina com
> > Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Questions about PE size and clustering
> > 
> <snip> 
> > 
> > Correct.
> > 
> > In summer, you can go with Cluster LVM + GFS in order to avoid these
> > constraints. That'll give you shared volume groups active on all nodes
> > and GFS filesystems mounted on all as well.
> > 
> 
> 	Ah, it's already in the works :) I've managed to poke around and dig
> up some sketchy information about Cluster LVM and now I have the following
> questions:
> 
> 	1) Any ideas on whether Cluster LVM be open/free, or will it follow
> GFS?

LVM2 is still under GPL/LGPL and will stay like this.
Cluster LVM OTOH sits on top of LVM2 and Sistina will need to charge for it.

> 	2) It looks like Cluster LVM is being based on the 1.x LVM model?
> Will this
> 		actually be considered a separate product, or simply a
> release of 1.x with the
> 		necessary global locking?

LVM2 is the GPL/LGPL base for Cluster LVM sitting on top of it.

> 
> Thanks,
> 
> -poul
> 
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