[Samba] locking and gfs

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Sat Feb 9 23:39:59 GMT 2008

On Sun, Feb 10, 2008 at 12:17:02AM +0100, Markus Neis wrote:
> ok, but i heard people say that ctdb isn't for
> productional use. can you confirm that volker?

Well, it *is* used in production. It's not trivial to set
up, but it works.

> Is it also a good idea to save the locking information on
> the gfs filesystem?

What do you mean by this? It is a hell bad idea to put tdb
files on GFS, this is what ctdb is for. This might btw be
the reason for your dramatic slowdown. Cluster file systems
are just not made for the tdb access pattern.

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