freebsd-cluster Digest, Vol 136, Issue 1
mandrei05 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 1 09:28:39 UTC 2010
Why would ggate geom module not suit you ? (You haven't mentioned it, but
since you've been using FreeBSD since 2.1 I'm sure you're familiar with it).
2010/2/28 <freebsd-cluster-request at freebsd.org>
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> 1. Cluster Filesystem on FreeBSD (Erik Scholtz, ArgonSoft GmbH)
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> Date: Sun, 28 Feb 2010 12:09:51 +0100
> From: "Erik Scholtz, ArgonSoft GmbH" <escholtz at argonsoft.de>
> Subject: Cluster Filesystem on FreeBSD
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> I did some research the last two weeks on how to build a cluster
> filesystem on FreeBSD.
> Since neither GFS ( http://sources.redhat.com/cluster/gfs/ ) nor OCFS2 (
> http://oss.oracle.com/projects/ocfs2/ ) are ported to FreeBSD, I took a
> look at the GlusterFS-project ( http://www.gluster.org/ ), which also
> does not compile on FreeBSD 7.x, as well as PVFS ( http://www.pvfs.org/ ).
> My solution at the moment is, to rsync all filesystems once a minute,
> which is rather to rare. So I tried to get a hook with KQueue to rsync
> the filesystems on data-change. Unfortunatly I could not find a working
> solution (had a try with IO::KQueue using perl).
> NFS isn't really a solution, since it is slow (even on 1GBit) and is a
> single point of failure: Clustering the NFS server with machines in
> stand-by, that do a fail-over on a crash of the master-NFS is unstable
> and makes a lot more costs to the project.
> I'm with FreeBSD since the 2.1 release and I really love this system for
> it's performance and stability. But in the last year I came very often
> to a point, where I had no solution on FreeBSD and several solutions for
> Linux (like SAS-support, ...).
> How do you guys solve this problem (of a shared filesystem with
> rw-option)? Any hints are welcome, since I'm getting very frustrated at
> the moment.
> My blog: http://blog.elitecoderz.net
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