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Re: [Linux-cluster] Re: occasional cluster crashes



On Wed, 2006-11-15 at 14:46 +0100, Fabrizio Lippolis wrote:
> Pai ha scritto:
> 
> > http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/csgfs/browse/rh-cs-en/ch-hardware.html
> 
> Pai,
> 
> thank you for your answer, from this documentation looks like fibre 
> channel is necessary to ensure data integrity.

You can use iSCSI as well.  Some multi-port SCSI arrays with multiple
buses have been known to work, but the list is pretty slim for the
known-working ones (I know that the Winchester Flashdisk G7 is known to
work, as are most Dot Hill SCSI arrays).

>  > Alternatively, you could connect the storage to just one server and
>  > export the volumes using iSCSI.
> 
> In this case, should the server connected to the storage fail all the 
> services on the cluster will be unavailable, won't they?

Yes.

-- Lon


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