[DRBD-user] DRBD8 and GFS issues

Florian Haas florian.haas at linbit.com
Thu Jun 12 14:01:21 CEST 2008

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
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Tiago Cruz wrote:
> Hello guys,
> I'm trying to use one cluster with 2 nodes, using DRDB 8.x and GFS 1.x
> on RHEL 5.2 x84_64.
> The problem is: Then one machine was gone (node2) the node1 stop to work
> (one simple 'ls -l' on shared mounted point) until the second machine
> return.

Welcome to GFS. This works exactly as designed. GFS freezes all I/O if
it loses a node, until that node returns or is fenced.


: Florian G. Haas
: LINBIT Information Technologies GmbH
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