Chapter 20 Oracle Cluster File System Version 2

Table of Contents

20.1 About OCFS2
20.2 Installing and Configuring OCFS2
20.2.1 Preparing a Cluster for OCFS2
20.2.2 Configuring the Firewall
20.2.3 Configuring the Cluster Software
20.2.4 Creating the Configuration File for the Cluster Stack
20.2.5 Configuring the Cluster Stack
20.2.6 Configuring the Kernel for Cluster Operation
20.2.7 Starting and Stopping the Cluster Stack
20.2.8 Creating OCFS2 volumes
20.2.9 Mounting OCFS2 Volumes
20.2.10 Querying and Changing Volume Parameters
20.3 Troubleshooting OCFS2
20.3.1 Recommended Tools for Debugging
20.3.2 Mounting the debugfs File System
20.3.3 Configuring OCFS2 Tracing
20.3.4 Debugging File System Locks
20.3.5 Configuring the Behavior of Fenced Nodes
20.4 Use Cases for OCFS2
20.4.1 Load Balancing
20.4.2 Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC)
20.4.3 Oracle Databases
20.5 For More Information About OCFS2

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