Setting up CTDB on OCFS2 and VMs ...

Michael Adam obnox at
Thu Jan 1 15:23:14 MST 2015

On 2015-01-01 at 19:10 +0000, Rowland Penny wrote:
> On 01/01/15 18:53, Michael Adam wrote:
> >On 2014-12-31 at 23:06 +0000, Rowland Penny wrote:
> >>I hit another problem, that, until Michael Adam posted, I was unaware of, It
> >>seems that ctdb is hardcoded to put the socket in /var/lib/run/ctdb.
> >There is of course a hard-coded *default* in ctdb. And this is
> >usually /var/run/ctdb/ctdbd.socket. Of course packagers can change
> >that hard coding of the default to another value.
> >And it has by accident been changed to var/lib/run... in the
> >debian packages. See the bug report martin posted:
> >
> >
> Why not just do it like samba & smb.conf, it is set at compile time but can
> also be changed at ctdb startup by using -s /path/to/smb.conf

Er, that's precisely what happens, and what I tried
to refer to with the term "compiled in default". :-)


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