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Re: [Linux-cluster] strange GFS problem



-- Lon Hohberger <lhh redhat com> wrote:

> On Wed, 2005-06-15 at 06:41 -0700, Igor wrote:
> 
> > Two machines alice (HDs 1 & 2) & bob (HDs 3 & 4).
> > 
> > I gnbd export 2 to bob and 4 to alice.  Then I LVM
> > mirror 2 & 4 on both alice & bob.  Then GFS on top
> of
> > that.
> 
> > Will that work?
> 
> I really doubt it.  If it does, it's purely
> coincidental.

What do you mean?

 
> You could look at ddraid, but it's at an early stage
> of development.
> 
> You can also use something like DRBD, but that will
> not allow write
> access from multiple nodes (only active/backup), so
> you can't use GFS
> with it in any meaningful way.

yes, I considered drbd but couldn't use it for reasons
described above.

Well, if gfs/gnbd won't do it, what other options do I
have for free file system cluster mirroring?


		
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