[CentOS-virt] Shared Storage Options

Wed Aug 27 02:26:45 UTC 2008
Christopher G. Stach II <cgs at ldsys.net>

Brett Worth wrote:
> My original problem is still there however.  I've tested the flock
> functionality of OCFS2 and it works but Xen it seems doesn't do locking
> even on a shared filesystem.  It is possible that Xen is trying to do
> some other sort of file locking but unfortunately OCFS2 only supports
> flock.

OCFS2 1.4 (recently released) supports clustered flock:


I'm not sure how filesystem locking relates to Xen, though.  Xen has
nothing to do with it.  It only supplies the shared writable (w!) block

Christopher G. Stach II