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Re: [Linux-cluster] Basic question on CLVMD / GFS



On Wed, 2005-12-21 at 16:01 +0000, Patrick Caulfield wrote:
> Michael Weitzel wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I am confused about the usage of clvmd. On a blank 80 GB disk I created
> > a logical volume using the following commands (after the cluster was
> > started with "ccsd; cman_tool join; fence_tool join" on all nodes):
> > 
> > # overwrite a former partition table:
> > dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hdb bs=512 count=1
> > # initialize the physical volume:
> > pvcreate /dev/hdb
> 
> 
> hdb doesn't sound like a shared disk to me.
> 
> clvmd doesn't magically make IDE drives into shared storage I'm afraid.

... but gnbd would work.  You would have a single point of failure in
that case, but you would be able to access a volume from two machines.

 brassow


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