Re: GFS share size

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I know what you meant :). Right now we use sparse and non sparse files
images on GFS2. Performance has been good (at least for our purpose).
All the images do not use the space they are allocated to. So using
GFS we are utilizing the space to its fullest (thin provison style).
Is this possible with the Clvm backed lvm volumes?

Thanks
Paras.

On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 10:51 AM, Rajagopal Swaminathan
<raju.rajsand@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Greetings,
>
> On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 1:02 AM, Paras pradhan <pradhanparas@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi Rajagopal,
>>
>> You mean not to use GFS and create logical volumes directly from
>> clustered volume groups?
>>
>>> A humble suggestion: use LVMs (Thru HA-LVM/CLVM) to store VM disk images.
>>>
>
> What I meant was, Why bring in the filesystem layer? Just assign a LUN
> whish an (HA-|C)LVM and enjoy the benefits of snapshots etc. for
> backing up. It simply a matter of eliminating another layer in the
> complexity which is inherently imposed by clustering. And you know
> that well ;)
>
>
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> With Warm Regards and Best Wishes,
>
> Rajagopal
>
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