[Samba] gpfs + sernet samba + ctdb + transparent failover confusion

Sabuj Pattanayek sabujp at gmail.com
Thu Jan 23 21:11:51 MST 2014

On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 4:54 PM, Sabuj Pattanayek <sabujp at gmail.com> wrote:

> After looking at this :
> http://www.samba.org/~tridge/ctdb.pdf
> It looks like this was working a long time ago with ctdb, winxp as a
> client and without the need for protocol SMBv2 or even protocol v3.1 . So
> I'm wondering if "disable that node" as mentioned in the pdf means "service
> ctdb stop" or loss of network connection and not "mmshutdown" which yanks
> the FS from underneath ctdb/samba? I'll give it a shot.

Tried "service ctdb stop", "service sernet-samba-smbd stop", rather than
yanking the fs with "mmshutdown", in both cases I had to click re-try
during file writes/copies.

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