Setting up CTDB on OCFS2 and VMs ...

steve steve at
Sat Dec 6 16:09:16 MST 2014

On 07/12/14 00:01, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 6, 2014 at 11:59 AM, steve <steve at> wrote:
>> On 06/12/14 20:31, Rowland Penny wrote:
>>> Maybe you are using it in production, but that doesn't mean that you are
>>> using it in the way you think you are. I would also recommend you to
>>> moderate the way you write, you are coming across as a know-it-all
>>> adolescent, which you probably are.
>>> Rowland
>> Adolescents. Never work children eh? But know it all, no. What I do know is
>> that a poster has stated something that is not only wrong, but misleading. I
>> then correct him.
>> Now please let us talk about Setting up CTDB on OCFS2 and VMs ...
>> One way to set up an active:active 2 node cluster is to use ocfs2, drbd and
>> ctdb. We have documented it and 3 independent domains are using it. It is
>> available now. It has been tested in the field since September. That's what
>> we offer. We thought we'd mention it. It may save you a lot of time getting
>> your cluster into production. Take it or leave it. But please do not
>> misrepresent it.
> Actually, you seem to not understand what DRBD provides. What you seem
> to be describing is not an ACTIVE/ACTIVE cluster using CTDB because it
> does not provide a key feature that CTDB requires.
> Perhaps if I get a chance next week I will try repro it to see what
> sort of a mish-mash you have produced.

A mish-mash which works:) Now start documenting.

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