[CentOS] xServes are dead ;-( / SAN Question

JohnS jses27 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 9 15:43:53 EST 2010


On Tue, 2010-11-09 at 15:32 -0500, Nicolas Ross wrote:
> > Have you looked at Red Hat's GFS?  That seems to fit at least a portion of
> > your needs (I don't use it, so I don't know all that it does).
> 
> I've spent better part of the last day to read documentation on gfs2 on 
> redhat's site.
> 
> My god, that's pretty much what I'm looking for... To the point that I'll 
> probably be ordering a pair of intel 1u rack servers, 2 lsi fibre channel 
> card and a fiber switch to begin experimenting with this...
> 
> The documentation is very technichal, I'm ok with that, but it seems to miss 
> some starting point. For instance, there's a part about the required number 
> of journal to create and the size of those. But I cannot find suggested size 
> or any thumb-rule for those...
> 
> That made my day ;-) 
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http://sources.redhat.com/cluster/doc/nfscookbook.pdf

Will give you a better view than the Docs them self will.  It centers on
NFS but the thing is, it is the basic principles that it has in whole.

John



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