[DRBD-user] DRBD Dual Primary + GFS2 for redundant KVM hosts

Gionatan Danti g.danti at assyoma.it
Fri Aug 25 21:37:41 CEST 2017

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

Il 25-08-2017 14:34 Digimer ha scritto:
> Our Anvil! project (https://www.alteeve.com/w/Build_an_m2_Anvil!) is
> basically this, except we put the VMs on clustered LVs and use gfs2 to
> store install media and the server XML files.
> I would NOT put the image files on gfs2, as the distributed locking
> overhead would hurt performance a fair bit.

Hi, I contemplated using an active/active lvm-based configuration, but I 
would really like to use files as per VM disks.
So, do you feel GFS2 would be inadequate for VM disk storage? What if a 
node crashes/reboots? Will GFS2 continue to work?


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