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Re: [Linux-cluster] Re: GFS vs GFS2



Hi,

On Fri, 2008-05-09 at 14:34 +0000, Chris Picton wrote:
> On Wed, 07 May 2008 13:09:21 +0100, Steven Whitehouse wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >>  Is GFS2 not production-ready due to lack of testing, or due to
> >> >>  known bugs?
> >> >>
> >> >>  Any advice would be appreciated
> >> >>
> >> >>  Chris
> >> >>
> >> >>
> > The answer is a bit of both. We are getting to the stage where the known
> > bugs are mostly solved or will be very shortly. You can see the state of
> > the bug list at any time by going to bugzilla.redhat.com and looking for
> > any bug with gfs2 in the summary line. There are currently approx 70
> > such bugs, but please bear in mind that a large number of these are
> > asking for new features, and some of them are duplicates of the same bug
> > across different versions of RHEL and/or Fedora.
> > 
> > We are currently at a stage where having a large number of people
> > helping us in testing would be very helpful. If you have your own
> > favourite filesystem test, or if you are in a position to run a test
> > application, then we would be very interested in any reports of
> > success/failure.
> 
> Thank you for the update.
> 
> I assume that if things go according to plan, we wont see a supported 
> gfs2 in 5.2, but probably will in 5.3?
> 
That is quite likely, yes.

> I, oddly enough, currently have a situation where running some bonnie++ 
> tests causes machines to hang using gfs, but not gfs2.  I will file a bug 
> report when I can.
> 
> 
> Chris
> 
Ok, all such information is useful. Thanks,

Steve.



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