Re: The end of OCFS

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 23:10:50 +0000 (UTC)
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On Tue, 18 Oct 2011 02:49:24 +0000, Mladen Gogala wrote:

> This went through without a fuss: OCFS2 will be supported only on OEL
> kernels:
> I wanted to install OCFS2 and a single node cluster on my Fedora 14 box,
> but there were problems. I couldn't bring OCFS2 up. The problem was in
> the kernel modules which didn't want to listen to the given port. I did
> that several times on CentOS 5, always without a problem so I knew that
> the problem was in the kernel. I started digging around and found the
> link above.
> Oh well, it seems that my 1-node cluster will have to use GFS. Shucks.

Bad news: RAC refuses to install OCR and voting files to GFS2. "Not a suitable location". As for OCFS2, it fails on F14:

[root_at_medo ocfs2]# service o2cb online Loading stack plugin "o2cb": OK
Loading filesystem "ocfs2_dlmfs": OK
Mounting ocfs2_dlmfs filesystem at /dlm: OK Setting cluster stack "o2cb": OK
Starting O2CB cluster ocfs2: Failed
Cluster ocfs2 created
o2cb_ctl: Internal logic failure while adding node medo Stopping O2CB cluster ocfs2: OK
[root_at_medo ocfs2]# ocfs2console
python: /builddir/build/BUILD/Python-2.7/Objects/dictobject.c:759: PyDict_SetItem: Assertion `value' failed. Aborted (core dumped)
[root_at_medo ocfs2]#

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