[DRBD-user] SAN, drbd, ha, shared disks, ataoe, iscsi, gnbd

Alex linux at vfemail.net
Thu Aug 14 15:55:54 CEST 2008

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

On Wednesday 13 August 2008 20:17, Carson Gaspar wrote:
> > Alex wrote:
> >> I read about lustre (from SUN Microsistems). It seems that is well
> >> supported on linux (centos5/rhel5) and has support for raid/lvm/iscsi,
> >> is scaling well and is easy to extend. Is that correct? Using lustre
> >> can i join all volX (exported via iscsi) toghether in one bigger
> >> volume (using raid/lvm) and have a SHARED STORAGE?
> You really need to tell us more about your use case, but yes, for what I
> _think_ you're doing, you want Lustre (or something like it), not DRBD +
> iSCSI + LVM + GFS + a pony.
> I suggest reading the whitepapers on Lustre's web site to see if it will
> work for you.

I already do that. Lustre is the solution. I grab some info from lustre guys 
and my goal will be possible using lustre without reinventig the weel. Of 
course, i should add few other computers to my present design to act as 

Thanks to all for cooperation.


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