Shared disks

Jim Meyer purp at
Thu May 9 13:46:57 PDT 2002

On Thu, 2002-05-09 at 12:57, Jon Hittner wrote:
> What I want to do is mount the disk rw on one system and ro on 
> the other. [...]
> What is happening, is that the only way I can see changes I make on the
> other system, is to umount and then remount the ro volume on the second
> system. Until I do that, new files never show up, and deleted ones never
> disapear.  After I remount, then I can access all the files with no
> problem.    I have tried several filesystems (reiserfs,ext2,ext3) and I see 
> the same problem.
> Am I missing a mount option or something?  Is this even possible? Is there 
> anyting in Beowulf that would help?

I'm going to start with a few of basic questions:

* What flavor and version of Linux?
* What kernel and glibc versions?
* What mount options used on the RW and RO mounts?

This sounds like stale cache data, but I'm not certain how that could be
happening. =\


Jim Meyer, Geek At Large                              purp at

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