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Re: [Linux-cluster] GFS limits?



On Mon, 19 Jul 2004 16:13:37 -0400, Daniel Phillips <phillips redhat com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 July 2004 18:50, Brian Jackson wrote:
> > > Does GFS intelligently "spread
> > > the load" among multiple storage entities for writing under high
> > > load?
> >
> > No, each node that mounts has direct access to the storage. It writes
> > just like any other fs, when it can.
> 
> Hi Brian,
> 
> He can do that at the block device level, with a device-mapper "striped"
> target.

True but that's not very intelligent. I thought he meant some kind of
hot spot tracking or something similar.

--Brian

> 
> Regards,
> 
> Daniel
>


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