[DRBD-user] bonding driver

Ward Horner whorner98 at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 4 21:45:19 CET 2004

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

Has anyone ever used DRBD with the linux Bonding driver? 
(/usr/src/linux-2.4/Documentation/networking/bonding.txt).I'm getting 
somewhat strange results. For some reason, the primary node comes up as a 
secondary and the secondary node comes up as the primary (ie the secondary 
node serves the DRBD disk).

Normally when a primary node fails and the secondary node takes over, when 
the primary node comes back on-line, it automatically takes back control 
from the secondary node. This automatic take-over does not occur when using 
the bonding driver. Fail over to the backup server works fine, but it never 
changes back when the failed node comes back on-line.

When I remove the bonding driver from the system, then DRBD again works as 


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