initial test version of CTDB clustered Samba available

Ignacio Coupeau icoupeau at
Wed May 2 16:36:13 GMT 2007

tridge at wrote:
> As some of you may know, a few of us have been working on 'CTDB', a
> project to create a scalable clustered Samba implementation. We have
> now reached the point where wider testing of our current
> implementation would be useful, so we have created a setup guide in
> the Samba wiki here:
> If you don't have a real cluster to play with then the instructions
> also show how to create a set of virtual nodes over loopback.

Some one have tested this in a GFS 6.1 + SAN?
We can perform some test, but I have some concern about dlm locking and 
the fcntl range locking: I don't know if these works together.
Is it possible use a load balance hardware for distribute load among nodes?


Dr. Ignacio Coupeau
Systems and Network Services Director
IT Services
University of Navarra 
Pamplona, SPAIN       

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