From: Vikram Khare (vkhareIZZATpobox.com)
Date: Fri Jul 19 2002 - 11:35:33 EDT
On Mon, 15 Jul 2002, Dalvenjah FoxFire wrote:
> the protocol work. Sun & EMC (two that I know of) have some fudges
> that sort of work -- you list comma-separated hosts in the vfstab
> where the single host would normally go for a filesystem, and in
> theory it's supposed to switch between the hosts if it needs to.
Yes, this is part of the NFS spec. It can be done in your auto-mounter
or vfstab although I've found it only to work with hardmounts in
vfstab (not sure if this was a Solaris bug or not).
> But that only would work well with a read-only or replicating file
> system, and in practice I could never get it to work right (though I
> only controlled the client end, so it's possible the servers were
> configured incorrectly.) I don't know of anything else that
> accomplishes that sort of task.
I've found it to be much more reliable than running clustering
software (and cheaper too).
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