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Running iSCSI LIO with high availability

I've build a two node storage setup with OCFS on top of DRBD to provide storage for a couple of ESXi servers. Will it be possible to setup iSCSI targets on both storage nodes and make one of the nodes ...
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VM iscsi disk crashes on one VM Host, not on the other

I have a VmWare solution running on a HP bladesystem with a Lefthand ISCSI san. There are currently two VmWare hosts in that environment. I have two Debian VM's sharing an ISCSI disk (with ocfs2), ...
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Dual Primary OCFS2 DRBD encountered split-brain. Is recovery always going to be manual in this case?

I've got two webservers which each have a disk attached. This disk is synced between them using drbd (2:8.3.13-1.1ubuntu1) in 'dual-primary' mode, and over the top of this I run ocfs2 (1.6.4-1ubuntu1) ...
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What is the best storage for active-active linux cluster? [closed]

We have a cluster with multiple ubuntu machines which are connected to a shared SAN storage. Initially we were using OCFS2 as file system but we were hit with so many issues and we couldn't find ...
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puppet templates: possible to print the size of an exported resource array?

I'm writing a puppet module for ocfs2 and making use of exported resources to populate the definitions of all the cluster nodes in the config file on each cluster. This all works well. The cluster ...
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Issue with Apache flat files on OCFS2 on SAN

I have a pretty basic Apache two node cluster with flat files on SAN using OCFS2 file system mounted on both nodes.The website is working as expected, but I see a lot of the following messages in both ...
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mount.ocfs2: Transport endpoint is not connected while mounting…?

I have replaced a dead node that was running in dual-primary mode with OCFS2. All the steps work: /proc/drbd version: 8.3.13 (api:88/proto:86-96) GIT-hash: 83ca112086600faacab2f157bc5a9324f7bd7f77 ...
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DBRD dual primary Heartbeat resource management

I have the following setup: Two servers with DRBD running dual primary with OCFS2 Heartbeat with two virtual ips, one for each server Round robin DNS to load balance NFS across the two vIPs ...
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DRBD configuration

I was going through the configuration of DRBD on two nodes. The DRBD has already configured, but I would like to enable the dual primary mode feature. On drbd site I have seen that it requires the ...
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Folder shares over NFSv4 private to user groups

I want to share a folder over NFSv4, available to some users, and I'm having permission issues. I set up the folder permissions with setGID so new files are created with the folder group owner. But ...
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Can not switch drbd to secondary

I'm running drbd83 with ocfs2 in centos 5 and planning to use packemaker with them. Afer some time, I'm facing drbd split brain problem. version: 8.3.13 (api:88/proto:86-96) GIT-hash: ...
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NFS exportfs spamming logs. Is this a broken setup?

I have a NFS server running Ubuntu 10.04, serving an OCFS2 filesystem. The setup is somehow complicated because the server has Heartbeat and Pacemaker installed to make a cluster with another server. ...
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Ocfs2 volume sharing between hostOS and VM with KVM on Ubuntu

I'm trying to setup ocfs2 on Ubuntu Oneiric Server (3.0 kernel). I'm sharing a LV from a VG on the host. The HostOS is Ubuntu Lucid (also on a 3.0 kernel). I can share the ocfs2 partition on the ...
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Ubuntu Server mdadm drbd ocfs2 kvm hangs under heavy file reading

I have deployed four ubuntu 10.04 server. They are coupled two by two in a cluster scenario. on both sides we have software raid1 disks, drbd8 and OCFS2 and on top of it some kvm machines run with ...
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OCFS2/GFS2 dlm_join_lockspace no fence domain

Ripping my hair out on a new Pacemaker/cman/(OCFS2|GFS) config. I can't use the Pacemaker integration with OCFS2, since the Fedora team, in their wisdom, decided to remove the .pcmk. Supposedly, I ...
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OCFS Configuration

I'm setting up a Virtual Machine, and I'm trying to get OCFS to allow redundancy across two devices. It looks to be working in configuration, but it's not actually syncing the files across: ...
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clustered file system choice for KVM/XEN in Fibre Channel Environment

Gents, what would you recommend for production use in a FC environment, where live migration is a must? Which clustered file system should we use? OCFS2? Would you still need drbd? Thanks!
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o2cb thinks ocfs2 cluster is still online, and refuses to shut down

I have a handful of OpenSuSE 11.2 servers that utilize OCFS2 volumes. I've noticed that o2cb can't figure out when the OCFS2 cluster is actually mounted. For example, when I try to shutdown o2cb, ...
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OCFS2: “Bad magic number in inode” every time mounting specific volume; fsck fixes it?

I have 5 OCFS2 volumes on an iSCSI SAN that a handful (5) of servers mount. There is one volume in particular that never mounts cleanly after reboot. The error you get when trying to mount is ...
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OCFS2 updating procedures

We plan to use OCFS2 in a project running Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.6 because we found OCFS2 to be much simpler to set up than GFS. I am, however, worried about the upgrade process since I ...
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LinuxHA cluster, advice needed regarding shared storage

I'm setting up a two-node Heartbeat+Pacemaker cluster to run Xen domUs in a fail-over and live-migrate type environment. Storage is a LUN on an (EqualLogic) iSCSI SAN device. I initially wanted to ...
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XFS I/O Error accessing Logical Block 0 of an LVM snapshot: is the drive or snapshot bad?

I have OpenSuSE 11.3 running as a Xen host on a machine with 8x296GB Cheetah 15k.6 SAS disks, 4 of which are mirrored, the other 4 striped. I'm using LVM to manage the disks and they are formatted ...
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vmware vmdk disk problem

I have a VMware ESXi 4 server and 2 storage servers (mounted via nfs). Between the storage servers (Fedora 14) is a drbd cluster (dual primary) and ocfs2 filesystem; also every server has a local ...
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How long does it take to create an OCFS2 filesystem on a 1TB disk?

I'm creating an OCFS2 fs for use with DRBD and it's taking an awful long time to create the filesystem. I haven't done it before so I'm wondering if someone with more experience can relate how long ...
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ocfs2 v1.6 for CentOS 5.5

does someone know how/where to get newest ocfs2 version 1.6 for CentOS? from oracle site I was able to download only 1.4 . but this version hasn't a lot of features as you can see , there is only ...
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OCFS2 + DRBD8 + MD mirror + PERC 6/iR + SATA 500GB = serious I/O problems?

I have reports that I/O on a certain filesystem, namely /srv/data1, is intermittently horrific. I've seen it myself and it's true. For example, I run 'ls' /srv/data1 and the output takes 30+ seconds ...
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ubuntu cluster - so close but so far

Here's the set up: Two Ubuntu 9.10 servers - LAMP environment (not really an option to switch OS) One MD3000i with iscsi connection Here's what I'd like to do: Have both server see the files ...
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SLES 11 - ocfs2 - Locking does not appear to work

I have two SLES 11 servers that are SAN attached to a Clarion CX-340. The SAN partition has been formatted with ocfs2 and I have both machines setup in a cluster and the cluster is running (all ...
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What are the pros and cons of OCFS2 and GFS2 filesystems versus NFS?

We need to set up a SAN accessible from a bunch of computers, both virtualized and real. We have an iSCSI SAN and I need to ponder some of the options. What are the differences between GFS2 and ...
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For kvm host images. GFS2 or OCFS2 with drbd8?

I want a shared filesystem on top of drbd8 on two nodes. The servers run ubuntu 9.10. I googled a lot, but couldn't find an clear trend what the web community prefers. It's seems that OCFS2 is ...
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Oracle VM 2.2 nodes rebooting for no obvious reason

I have a simple four node Oracle VM environment. A management server running in vmware, a nfs server for shared storage and two Oracle VM servers running the actual hypervisor. For some reason the ...
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Trying to find the 'max files per directory' figure for an OCFS2/LVM volume

I have a bunch of RHEL/OEL Apache VMs (on ESX 3.5) hardware load-balanced into a little http file farm. I need to expand the dataset they're serving from 1TB to 10TB and although I can use OCFS2 and ...