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Re: [Linux-cluster] shared ext3



On Thu, 2008-01-17 at 23:05 -0600, Brad Filipek wrote:
> I know ext3 is not "cluster aware", but what if I had a SAN with an
> ext3 partition on it and one node connected to it. If I was to unmount
> the partition, physically disconnect the server from the SAN, connect
> another server to the SAN, and then mount to the ext3 partition, would
> there be any issues? I am not looking to access the partition
> simultaneously, just one at a time. I am asking incase the server
> connected to the SAN dies and I need to access the data on this ext3
> volume from another server. Will it work? 

As long as you don't mount on >1 node, you don't even have to disconnect
it.

-- Lon




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