Chapter 21 Oracle Cluster File System Version 2

Table of Contents

21.1 About OCFS2
21.2 Installing and Configuring OCFS2
21.2.1 Preparing a Cluster for OCFS2
21.2.2 Configuring the Firewall
21.2.3 Configuring the Cluster Software
21.2.4 Creating the Configuration File for the Cluster Stack
21.2.5 Configuring the Cluster Stack
21.2.6 Configuring the Kernel for Cluster Operation
21.2.7 Starting and Stopping the Cluster Stack
21.2.8 Creating OCFS2 volumes
21.2.9 Mounting OCFS2 Volumes
21.2.10 Querying and Changing Volume Parameters
21.3 Troubleshooting OCFS2
21.3.1 Recommended Tools for Debugging
21.3.2 Mounting the debugfs File System
21.3.3 Configuring OCFS2 Tracing
21.3.4 Debugging File System Locks
21.3.5 Configuring the Behavior of Fenced Nodes
21.4 Use Cases for OCFS2
21.4.1 Load Balancing
21.4.2 Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC)
21.4.3 Oracle Databases
21.5 For More Information About OCFS2

This chapter describes how to configure and use the Oracle Cluster File System Version 2 (OCFS2) file system.