[mythtv-users] WAY OT: Storage designs

Simon Hobson linux at thehobsons.co.uk
Mon Aug 30 07:22:52 UTC 2010

Greg Oliver wrote:

>There's also no reason I could not run them both simultaneously and
>use NFS where appropriate and iSCSI where appropriate to the same tree
>I suppose.

If you mean what I think you mean then - no you can't. iSCSI is a 
block protocol and you can't mount it more than once at a time unless 
you use a clustered filesystem - if you try then you'll get instant 

You can use NFS and iSCSI alongside each other for *different* 
filesystems on different devices, but for the same filesystem.

Apart from the one thing I rather suspect you don't want to do - 
mount the block device with iSCSI and then share the filesystem out 
with NFS (from the machine doing the iSCSI mount)

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