[Pacemaker] future of DLM

Lentes, Bernd bernd.lentes at helmholtz-muenchen.de
Fri Mar 1 05:20:09 EST 2013

Lars wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > no matter which of the two i choose ?
> The question is - choose for what? Depending on what you want to do,
> there is no alternative.
> Basically, the only use case for OCFS2's internal DLM is if
> you want to
> use OCFS2 without Pacemaker/corosync/cman. For example on SLE HA, that
> is not generally supported (only for use with RAC).
> Both GFS2 (always) and OCFS2 (when integrated with Pacemaker) require
> fs/dlm. Same is true for cLVM2.
> If you want to use a DLM yourself, libdlm user-space also requires
> fs/dlm. OCFS2's DLM is special-purpose for, well, OCFS2.
> I'm sure Oracle will continue to maintain OCFS2's DLM too, but there's
> not so much choice as you think there is ;-)


ok. I understand. So i have to choose fs/dlm, because i use OCFS2 with pacemaker.
And this is maintained ?


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