Global File system and Cyrus
diego at woitasen.com.ar
Fri Nov 24 21:20:04 EST 2006
On Fri, Nov 24, 2006 at 11:10:05PM +0100, Miros?aw Jaworski wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-11-24 at 18:17 -0300, Diego Woitasen wrote:
> > I 'm trying to implement a cyrus server using GFS (with a shared storage
> > connected with fiber channel) but can't find information or experiencies
> > about this. In the FAQ somebody says that is not recommended but his
> > entry is two years old. Searching in google and mailing list I don't see
> > a precise information about this combination.
> It's general advice not to use networked filesystems due to inevitable
> problems with locking.
GFS is not a networked filesystem, it's a shared filesystems that
implement the full unix semantics, including locking. What kind of locking
problem are you talking about? If the DBD is the problem, can it use
> > The idea is install two or more servers using a shared storage for all
> > mailboxes, to obtain High Availability and Load Balance.
> You may want to check Cyrus' murder for HA.
mmm, cyrus murder is not a fully HA system, it can suffer of partial outages.
> Miroslaw "Psyborg" Jaworski
> GCS/IT d- s+:+ a C++$ UBI++++$ P+++$ L- E--- W++(+++)$ N++ o+ K- w-- O-
> M- V- PS+ PE++ Y+ PGP t 5? X+ R++ !tv b++(+++) DI++ D+ G e* h++ r+++ y?
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