[Lustre-discuss] Enabling mds failover after filesystem creation
cliffw at whamcloud.com
Tue Jun 14 13:58:53 PDT 2011
Then it should be the same as the OST case. The only difference between the
is that we never allow two active MDSs on the same filesystem, so MDT is
On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 12:18 PM, Jeff Johnson <
jeff.johnson at aeoncomputing.com> wrote:
> Apologies, I should have been more descriptive.
> I am running a dedicated MGS node and MGT device. The MDT is a standalone
> RAID-10 shared via SAS between two nodes, one being the current MDS and the
> second being the planned secondary MDS. Heartbeat and stonith w/ ipmi
> control is currently configured but not started between the two nodes.
> On 6/14/11 12:12 PM, Cliff White wrote:
> It depends - are you using a combined MGS/MDS?
> If so, you will have to update the mgsnid on all servers to reflect the
> failover node,
> plus change the client mount string to show the failover node.
> otherwise, it's the same procedure as with an OST.
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 12:06 PM, Jeff Johnson <
> jeff.johnson at aeoncomputing.com> wrote:
>> I am attempting to add mds failover operation to an existing v1.8.4
>> filesystem. I have heartbeat/stonith configured on the mds nodes. What
>> is unclear is what to change in the lustre parameters. I have read over
>> the 1.8.x and 2.0 manuals and they are unclear as exactly how to enable
>> failover mds operation on an existing filesystem.
>> Do I simply run the following on the primary mds node and specify the
>> NID of the secondary mds node?
>> tunefs.lustre --param="failover.node=10.0.1.3 at o2ib" /dev/<mdt device>
>> where: 10.0.1.2=primary mds, 10.0.1.3=secondary mds
>> All of the examples for enabling failover via tunefs.lustre are for OSTs
>> and I want to be sure that there isn't a different procedure for the MDS
>> since it can only be active/passive.
>> Jeff Johnson
>> Aeon Computing
>> 4905 Morena Boulevard, Suite 1313 - San Diego, CA 92117
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