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AW: multiple mount

To: "Simon Matter" <simon.matter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Seth Mos" <knuffie@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: AW: multiple mount
From: "Jan Strohbehn" <edv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2001 09:14:09 +0200
Cc: <edv.rauheshaus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Thread-index: AcEF6uIbOcaEKeOXRBmIIU/QsmeK3gAADf9w
Thread-topic: multiple mount
> > > The fact that it is possible to mount XFS partitions in a SAN on
> > > different machines without any warning led us into some 
> > > problems with
> > > our servers. Is it possible to check if a partition is 
> > > already mounted,
> > > without mounting it ;-)
> >
> > ehmm..... "mount"? You can mount multiple partitions on the same
> > mountpoint. it's not an XFS problem but a feature of 2.4
> 
> I guess he means mounting of a shared disk on more than one 
> computer at
> the
> same time. When using ext2 you get the "not cleanly umounted" because
> the
> shared filesystem is not marked clean when already mounted on another
> computer.
> 

Yes, that's exactly what I mean ;-)

Jan

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