[Pacemaker] error installing CentOS clvm after using clusterlabs repository

Andrew Beekhof andrew at beekhof.net
Wed Aug 4 01:37:44 EDT 2010

On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 3:05 AM, Michael Fung <mike at 3open.org> wrote:
> Thanks to all who helped give hints.
> I switched to Debian Squeeze.
> I don't want to spend time to study RHCS of RHEL 5 if Pacemaker/Corosync
> is the future. Life is short.

F-13 or the RHEL-6 betas also have all the bits you need (including pacemaker).

> Rgds,
> Michael
> On 2010/8/3 下午 03:29, Brett Delle Grazie wrote:
>> Hi Mike,
>> In RHEL 5.x and CentOS 5.x you must use CMAN and the RedHat Cluster
>> Suite (RHCS) if you are going to used clustered LVM.
>> This is because clvmd currently uses the CMAN interface to the cluster.
>> In later versions, RedHat is moving towards Corosync / OpenAIS /
>> (Pacemaker | RgManager) solution but this will take a long time.
>> Christine Caufield (from RedHat) wrote an excellent document describing
>> the change process here:
>> http://people.redhat.com/ccaulfie/docs/Whither%20cman.pdf
>> I guess your options are:
>> (a) Switch to RHCS based cluster, at least for those nodes with
>> clustered LVM requirements (and GFS, GFS2 etc)
>> (b) Switch to RHEL 6.x Beta
>> (c) Try recompiling RHEL 6.x Beta packages - no guarantees here but it
>> should be possible, maybe.
>> (d) Try compiling current source of lvm2-cluster packages from Fedora or
>> Rawhide as they can use current versions of OpenAIS. The RHEL 5.x
>> versions of lvm2-cluster are fixed at using CMAN interface, not OpenAIS
>> (e) Switch to Debian based distro - Lenny is production ready and has
>> CLVM / Pacemaker / Corosync in backports ;)
>> (f) Something someone else on the list with more experience comes up
>> with :)
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