[lkml]   [2001]   [Dec]   [7]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: SMP/cc Cluster description
> How about creating one node as "master" and write a "cluster network
> filesystem" which uses shared memory as its "network layer".


> Then boot all other nodes diskless from these cluster network
> filesystems.

Wrong. Give each node its own private boot fs. Then mount /data.

> You can still have shared mmap (which I believe is Larry's toy point)
> between the nodes but you avoid all of the filesystem locking issues,
> because you're going over (a hopefully superfast) memory network
> filesystem.

There is no network, unless you consider the memory interconnect a
network (I think the hardware guys would raise their eyebrows at
that name).

> What I don't like about the approach is the fact that all nodes should
> share the same file system. One (at least IMHO) does not want this for
> at least /etc.

Read through my other postings, I said that things are private by
Larry McVoy lm at
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:13    [W:0.232 / U:20.164 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site