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Re: Re: Re: [Linux-cluster] GFS6.0 installation RHEL4?



Just to clarify...

Basically I need to configure RHEL 3 and RHEL 4 nodes to access our SAN via GFS.  What GFS version  should I use?

Thanks!
Raj


On Sat, 27 May 2006 Raj  Kumar wrote :
>Thanks Bob for replying to my post. I appreciate it.
>
>We have a mix of RHEL 3 and RHEL 4 servers. Some of the RHEL 3 nodes cannot be upgraded to RHEL 4 and RHEL 4 nodes cannot be downgraded.
>But both RHEL 3 and RHEL 4 servers need to access the GFS filesystem.
>I read in the documentation that GFS6.1 needs RHEL4 or later. So GFS6.1 cannot be installed on RHEL 3 nodes. That's why I am trying to get GFS6.0 working on RHEL 4.
>
>Can GFS 6.0 be installed on RHEL 4? If so, can you please provide some pointers. It's very important for us to get this configuration working soon. Please help.
>
>Can RHEL 3 nodes w/ GFS6.0 and rHEL 4 nodes w/GFS6.1 interoperate... I mean can they access the same clustered file system. Probably not. The configuration is much different.
>
>Thanks,
>Raj
>
>On Fri, 26 May 2006 Robert S Peterson wrote :
> >On Fri, 2006-05-26 at 17:37 +0000, Raj Kumar wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > Can someone please tell me if I could install GFS 6.0 on RHEL4. When I
> > > tried to install the latest GFS src rpm it complained about the kernel
> > > source package 2.4.x. I modified the gfs-build.spec to include the
> > > current kernel name 2.6.x. However, rpmbuild complained that it
> > > couldn't find source package and that failed.
> > >
> > > Can someone please tell if GFS 6.0 can be installed on RHEL 4? If yes,
> > > please provide information about the compilation procedure. I have
> > > compiled GFS several times on RHEL 3 but not on RHEL 4. So info on
> > > changes that must be made to compile GFS 6.0 will be very helpful.
> > >
> > > Thanks very much. Please respond!
> > > Raj
> >Hi Raj,
> >
> >You probably want GFS 6.1 for RHEL4.  And I recommend going to RHEL4-U3
> >or higher too.
> >
> >Regards,
> >
> >Bob Peterson
> >Red Hat Cluster Suite
> >
> >
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