i, the time out is from node a to b seconds, but from node b to a 15 minutes.
what I saw was, that the handle changed in /var/lib/nfs/rmtab from 0x000002 to 0x000003 although
the fsid is the same on both nodes.
how can the 15minute timeout occur?
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Neil Brown [mailto:[email protected]]
> Sent: Saturday, June 28, 2008 1:44 AM
> To: Oeltze, Benjamin
> Cc: Laurenz, Dirk; [email protected]
> Subject: RE: Sm-notify
> On Friday June 27, Benjamin.Oeltze-/ixSogHR0HOS/[email protected] wrote:
> > Hi,
> > maybe I can specify Dirks question.
> > We are trying to set up a NFS Cluster and want to use sm-notify to inform the
> Clients if the Server has failed over.
> > We have found a Howto that says: sm-notify uses files under /var/lib/nfs/sm to
> determine the Clients it has to inform.
> > Our Problem is, that ther are no files in this place even if we connet with a client.
> Is there anything we have forgotten?
> Files do not get created in /var/lib/nfs/sm until the client tried to
> get a lock on some file (or part of a file). Then the file is
> Some minutes after the last lock is dropped, the file should be
> removed (though I recall there were some issues related to that, it
> might depend on exactly which kernel you are running).
> If no file locking is involved, there is no need to inform the client
> of failover. They will transparently start accessing the new server
> through the old IP address, possible after a short timeout.