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Re: [Linux-cluster] A few GFS newbie questions: journals, etc



On Thu, 2005-06-30 at 16:30 +0100, gwood dragonhold org wrote:
> > This reminds me, how does a cluster behave that has an On-disk quorum
> > (Tru64 and Windows, off the top of my head)?  In those OS'es you have to
> > dedicate a partition for "quorum".  Are there any advantages to this, or
> > am I just misunderstanding something.
> The disk has 1 vote, and is reserved by a "scsi reserve" command (which
> can only be executed by one node) should the votes ever get to "split
> brain" level.

You don't need to do a SCSI reservation to implement disk-based quorum.

-- Lon


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