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Re: [Linux-cluster] Sharing a software raid



Hi Pavel,

Thank you very much. I was affraid of that, I'll have to change my schema.
Regards,



On 01/11/13 12:58, Pavel Herrmann wrote:
> Hey
>
> On Friday 01 November 2013 12:38:26 Juan Pablo Lorier wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I have a file server from SuperMicro that has two servers plus 16 sata
>> disks shared for the two servers. I have created a software raid with
>> one of the servers using the 16 disks and on top of the md created an
>> lvm volume with has a gfs2 partition.
>> The question is if it's safe that the second server uses the md device
>> (and pv) to access the gfs2 partition as I'm concerned about both
>> servers touching md and lvm metadata at the same time.
>> Regards,
> LVM metadata is safe, as long as you use clvm
>
> MD metadata is probably not safe for multiple access though.
>
> Regards
> Pavel Herrmann


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