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Re: [Linux-cluster] GFS on AOE



On 12/07/2010 08:48 AM, Jacky Lam wrote:
> Dear all,
> 
>      I am new to GFS. I search through web but could not get a definite
> answer.
> 
>      I have 2 pc (A and B) connecting by Ethernet. 1 harddisk is
> attaching on A and sharing through ATA over Ethernet. Is it possible for
> B to access hardisk using GFS over AOE? Any know issue (like caching). I
> suppose A must need to access the harddisk through GFS as well, am I
> correct?

This won't work. It is also part of the official FAQ.

The problem being that AOE (as you suspect) adds a different level of
caching.

All nodes need to have a consistent access path to the disk.

Fabio


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