Re: Create file system on a shared disk

From: Bob Jones <email_at_me.not>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 19:27:43 -0600
Message-ID: <hypvj.5547$>

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> Dear Group,
> Are there anybody here also storage group/SAN box expert?
> We are building a RAC on linux (10202). We have a huge lun(1000G),
> connected to all the nodes. I need a file system just for one nodes,
> so I created a partition out of this Lun(100G) and mounted this
> partition only to node 1(Lets say partition 1). And leave the rest of
> the lun for a ASM disk.
> Our consultant tells me that this will cause a lot of problems. The
> asm filess on another partition on the same lun will be corrupted, and
> OS will be corrupted.
> Is this true? While I understand other node will see partition 1,
> they do not have mount point to this partition, and how can this
> corrupt ASM disk on another partition, how can this further to corrupt
> my OS?
> Your help is highly appreciated.

It should not be a problem, however I would advise creating multiple smaller LUNs instead of a BIG one. That way you do not toast everything in case of an accident. Received on Thu Feb 21 2008 - 19:27:43 CST

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