[CentOS] network raid file system/server

Farkas Levente lfarkas at bppiac.hu
Thu Jun 14 21:36:20 UTC 2007

Antonio da Silva Martins Junior wrote:
> ----- "Farkas Levente" <lfarkas at bppiac.hu> escreveu:
>> we've a few 10-20 server in a lan each has 4-8 hdd. we'd like to
>> create one big file server on these server hard disks and we'd like to
>> create it in a redundant way ie:
>> - if one (or more) of the hdd or server fails the whole filesystem
>> still usable and consistent.
>> - any server in this farm can see the same storage/filesystem.
>> it's someting a big network raid5-6... storage where we have about
>> 40<partition added to the same network volume. and there is an fs
>> over it which hide all internal network raid functionality.
>> is there any such solution? i can't find any way to do this on our
>> linux servers.
> Hi Farkas,
>   I think a start is to look on PVFS2 (www.pvfs.org).
>   Or maybe using nbd and softwareraid ??? 

i just read on linux-raid nbd has problem with swraid:-(

  Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"

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