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Re: [Linux-cluster] GFS and iscsi problem



--- Paweł Mastalerz <pawel mastalerz mainseek com>
wrote:

> Roger Peña pisze:
> > --- Alexandre Racine <Alexandre Racine mhicc org>
> > wrote:
> > 
> >> Hi all, I would like to know that too, since I
> made
> >> some similar tests and GFS seems simply to hang.
> >>
> >  people getting this king of problem usually have
> a
> > problem with fencing, your fencing is manual, this
> is
> > really bad for production because if there is a
> > problem with the GFS in one node,the cluster will
> wait
> > for that node to be feced and if it fenced by
> humand
> > hand.....
> > until you send the aknowledge that the cluster
> will be
> > in standby.
> 
> Yes, but i use:
> 
> <fencedevice name="blade" agent="fence_bladecenter"
> ipaddr=....
> 
sorry, I didn't read throught your messages, just
looked at Alexandre Racine's configuration


> and it's not a problem, fence work fine. Fence work
> only when one of 
> nodes is down or have some other problem with
> connection to other nodes.
well, I would expect if one node has a problem with
its GFS filesystem ( for example, network failure in
the iscsi scenario), the cluster should-must fence
that node just to avoid filesystem corruption
but I could be wrong...


cu
roger


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