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Re: [Linux-cluster] Newbie question



On Fri, Dec 01, 2006 at 05:36:05PM +0100, St0rM wrote:
> Ok I do it myself.
> 
> >Is this clustering solution able to do that? Is there a guide on how to 
> >build up a system like that ?
> 
> From the FAQ.
> 
> #  Can I use GFS to take two off-the-shelf PCs and cluster their storage?
> 
> No. GFS will only allow PCs with shared storage, such as a SAN with a 
> Fibre Channel switch, to work together cooperatively on the same 
> storage. Off-the-shelf PCs don't have shared storage.
> 
> 
> Thanks, it was quick but intense.

On the other hand, you /can/ have a block device exported from an
off-the-shelf pc using gndb, and use GFS on that. See the Cluster Suite
Documentation, chapter abt different hardware configs (should be easy
enough to find).


--Janne Peltonen


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