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Re: multiple machines mounting same partition via SAN

To: Michael Loftis <mloftis@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: multiple machines mounting same partition via SAN
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2005 20:01:36 -0600 (CST)
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On Fri, 28 Jan 2005, Michael Loftis wrote:

> --On Friday, January 28, 2005 11:52 -0800 David Sparks 
> <daves@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > Ok, good.
> >
> > What I'm actually interested in is having one machine mount the partition
> > in RW and another in RO mode.  Is this a sane configuration?
> 
> No.  You could mount everyone RO but even that might be dicey.  To do any 
> RW mounts you need soemthing like GFS or Lustre or some other clustering 
> filesystem

SGI even has one they could sell you... you wouldn't even have to reformat
your xfs disks.   :)

-Eric


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