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RE: RAC File System Questions

From: Peter McLarty <>
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2007 13:23:03 +1000
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One thing I have ben told here is that HP's Dataprotector(backup software) doesn't currently recognise an OCFS2 filesystem as a valid location to back up from. That may be enough reason to use GFS instead. Cheers  


From: [] Sent: Thursday, 6 September 2007 11:03 PM To:;; Subject: RE: RAC File System Questions

Thank you all for valuable information.

From: [] On Behalf Of Kerber, Andrew W. Sent: Tuesday, September 04, 2007 2:24 PM To:; Subject: RE: RAC File System Questions  

Not sure why you would use it when there ocfs2 is widely available on Linux.  

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From: [] On Behalf Of Sent: Tuesday, September 04, 2007 12:09 PM To:
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would you recommend GFS?

        I forgot to mention it specifically by name, but GFS is supported, as LSC mentioned. However, it is not free ($2200/year). See         

        Also, it does not support OCR and voting disks--just database files and shared OH as documented in 329530.1.         


        Ok, I admit I donąt know a lot about the subject, but isnt the linux clustering system gfs or something like that alsoe usable? And wouldnąt that be a free filesystem?                              

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