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Re: [Linux-cluster] GFS2 and lvm



Jos Vos wrote:

On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 01:33:42PM -0800, Scooter Morris wrote:

Actually, this is not really true. We have many GFS2 filesystems on a three node cluster and we don't use LVM. It really depends on how you are mounting the filesystems. You really need to mount them by LABEL, so the underlying disk identifiers becomes irrelevant.

Good point.

I try to recall my own argumentation, but that probably was related to
quorum disks/partitions: they can't be labeled (or at least couldn't
in RHEL 5.0), so that was the final reason for me to choose for LVM.

but they can be referenced by UUID even if they cannot be labeled...

yvette hirth


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