I'm trying to setup a (test environment) 2-node HA Ingres Database cluster using the RHEL cluster suite and I'm just using old commodity hardware, if successful I'll replicate the procedure to new servers. I've installed ricci on both nodes and I'm using a workstation where I've installed luci to manage the nodes, since I don't have a SAN, how will I be able to simulate the scenario of having a SAN using just partitions on the same hard drive to use GFS2 as filesystem and make it appear as shared.
First I've created gfs2 filesystem on /dev/hda3 on both machines, am I on the right direction? Any suggestions on how will I achieve this?
I've tried DRBD before and was able to install Ingres database on the DRBD device however I can't automate the failover using heartbeat, I hope the cluster gurus here can help.
Many thanks in advance!