steve steve at steve-ss.com
Wed Dec 3 13:46:01 MST 2014

On 03/12/14 18:26, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 12:45 PM, Richard Sharpe
> <realrichardsharpe at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 27, 2014 at 9:58 AM, Richard Sharpe
>> <realrichardsharpe at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Nov 27, 2014 at 9:17 AM, Min Wai Chan <dcmwai at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Deal Richard,
>>>> I've try it again.
>>>> There is no OCFS error message on kernel...
>>>> and the files directory seem to be working fine...
>>> OK.
>>> I have a pair of CentOS 6.6 VMs installed with OCFS2 and the Oracle
>>> kernel and the dlm-pcmk component installed.
>>> Now I just have to fight with the cluster config to get it all working
>>> and then build and install Samba 4.1.12 and CTDB 2.5.4.
>> Just an update on this. After an almost Herculean struggle (somewhat
>> like the Augean Stables) with OCFS2 and CentOS 6.6 and CMAN/PACEMAKER
>> I now have a 2-node cluster set up and sharing a file system via
>> VirtualBox.
>> The problem was that the latest versions of ocfs2-tools does not ship
>> ocfs2_controld.cman but if you build from sources you get one of
>> those, even though the build actually fails later on. And,
>> importantly, things work, at least so far.
>> Now to build ctdb and Samba.
>> However, I suspect people's problem is not having the correct setup.
>> We will see.
> In case people haven't seen my other posting about this, I have
> succeeded in getting CTDB working with OCFS2 on CentOS 6.6.
> There were some extra steps I had to take and the key seems to be to
> ensure that the Corosync-based lock manager is working.
> However, it works!
It also works with drbd taking care of the lock. Does it work with ctdb 
using a lockfile on shared storage?
Cheers and well done. Easy isn't it?

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