[DRBD-user] GFS2 freezes

Zohair Raza engineerzuhairraza at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 10:53:45 CET 2012

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


Right now just simulating on vmware, have to setup on real hardware later.

Zohair Raza

On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 1:43 PM, Felix Frank <ff at mpexnet.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> so you're building an active-active cluster via WAN? That requires guts.
> Do the services run on physical hardware or in virtual machines? In the
> latter case, it should be quite possible to implement fencing through
> the virtualization layer (vmware was mentioned earlier in this thread,
> but nothing really specific).
> Cheers,
> Felix
> On 10/31/2012 09:51 AM, Zohair Raza wrote:
> > So If I don't have real fencing device, I can't get a cluster?
> >
> > My requirement is to synchronized two Samba boxes between remote
> > locations, I can't use rsync because of bandwidth consumption and system
> > processing each time it will run it will go through each file and see if
> > it is synced or not.
> >
> > While GFS seemed to be the right option, but as two servers are distant
> > from each other I can not have fencing device as it may experience power
> > outage or network failures quite often.
> >
> > What do you guys suggest in such scenario?
> >
> > Regards,
> > Zohair Raza
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/attachments/20121031/65d379ad/attachment.htm>

More information about the drbd-user mailing list