CTDB on cluster filesystem without file locking

Alexander Bokovoy ab at samba.org
Wed Aug 6 04:56:19 GMT 2008


On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 7:28 AM, ronnie sahlberg
<ronniesahlberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> CTDB/Samba has never been tested with and havent been designed for use
> with with
> "lockless" cluster filesystems,   so there are probably a lot of
> things that can (and probably will) break in subtle and
> hard-to-diagnose ways.
> Good luck, and keep us informed.
What about cases where CTDB is performing HA function without actual
CIFS/NFS use? Being a heart-beat to web or other services? Will it
work with a CIFS/NFS mount to share a lock for preventing brain split?
/ Alexander Bokovoy

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