Setting up CTDB on OCFS2 and VMs ...

Rowland Penny repenny241155 at
Fri Jan 2 02:05:17 MST 2015

On 02/01/15 08:59, Michael Adam wrote:
> On 2015-01-01 at 23:33 +0100, Michael Adam wrote:
>> On 2015-01-01 at 19:30 +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 cannot find any documentation to tell me this (note I am not saying it
>>>>> doesn't exist, just that I cannot find it).
>>>> Look for socket in "man ctdbd.conf"
>>> OK, tried to do as you advised, turns out there isn't a ctdbd.conf manpage
>>> on debian, mind you ctdbd.conf doesn't exist either.
>> Ah, ok... Martin has added a separate ctdbd.conf manpage in
>> master. I didn't verify whether it is already in released.
>> Apparently this is not the case.
>> And right, there is no ctdbd.conf man page, but this refers
>> to the file /etc/default/ctdb (on debian, or /etc/sysconfig/ctdb
>> on other distros).
> I *intended* to write "there is no ctdbd.conf file"
> but in fact, the future version (that ships the separate
> manpage will also by default look for the "config file"
> ctdbd.conf in /etc/ctdb/ctdbd.conf. The system specific
> places /etc/default/ctdb (or /etc/sysconfig/ctdb) will
> still work but it's recommended to only use them for
> settings for the initscript.
> Cheers - Michael

Hi, a step in the right direction in my opinion, but you need to limit 
just what can be put in the system specific file, or they will continue 
as is.


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