[ClusterLabs] Antw: Why do clusters have a name?

Andrew Price anprice at redhat.com
Thu Mar 28 06:34:18 EDT 2019

On 27/03/2019 21:27, Valentin Vidic wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 27, 2019 at 08:13:07AM +0100, Ulrich Windl wrote:
>> Seems to be traditional. Maybe it's just to create some namespace.
> Yes, I think GFS2 and OCFS2 store cluster name in FS metadata.
> If the cluster name changes they might not mount anymore:
> https://access.redhat.com/solutions/18430

If the Filesystem resource agent was smarter it could figure out the 
cluster name when it's enabled and use the -o 
locktable=clustername:fsname mount option, but that has its own set of 
drawbacks of course.


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