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Re: [Linux-cluster] GNBD, how good it is ?



On Sat, Jul 10, 2004 at 08:38:57PM +0200, Kresimir Kukulj wrote:
> Quoting Benjamin Marzinski (bmarzins redhat com):
> > On Fri, Jul 09, 2004 at 03:53:00PM +0100, Gareth Bult wrote:
> > > :)
> > > 
> > > I do appreciate all that, however there are some press releases out
> > > there that are not so clear ..
> > > 
> > > There is certainly an implication in the news items I've seen that this
> > > is "THE GFS" code .. as opposed to being a new and unstable version ..
> > > 
> > > .. Incidentally, I was being kind - I've had many kernel crashes, even
> > > after getting it going ..
> > > 
> > > Regards,
> > > Gareth.
> > 
> > The code you are using is not the code currently being sold by redhat.
> > That is the 6.0 code. You can download that in SRPM form at
> > ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/3/en/RHGFS/i386/SRPMS/
> > 
> > There is fairly complete documentation for this code. However it does not use
> > the DLM.  Instead, GULM handles all the cluster manager issues.  This code only
> > runs on 2.4 kernels.
> > 
> > The CVS code is going to be sold starting with RHEL 4. Some of the components,
> > like the dlm are just now gotten out of the development stage. Others, like
> 
> Is this new DLM still dependent on single lock storage or is it distributed
> (like in OpenDLM) ?

The DLM is fully distributed.

-- 

patrick


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