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Re: Concurrent mount of XFS over SAN

To: Heilige Gheist <hgheist@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Concurrent mount of XFS over SAN
From: Dave Lloyd <dlloyd@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2006 16:40:14 -0500
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Heilige Gheist wrote:
> Is there a way to prevent and/or detect concurrent mount of same XFS
> SAN-based partition from several nodes?
> I had to fsck a filesystem losing some data after two nodes happily
> mounted a filesystem from same SAN-based partition at the same time and
> wrote into it.
> Thanks!
> --alan
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I think that the generally accepted way is to zone at the switch or the
storage array.

Dave Lloyd
Test Engineer, Exegy, Inc.

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