[DRBD-user] bonding driver

Philipp Reisner philipp.reisner at linbit.com
Thu Feb 5 10:25:11 CET 2004

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Am Mittwoch, 4. Februar 2004 21:45 schrieb Ward Horner:
> 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
> expected.

Failovers/failbacks/switchovers are heatbeat's business.

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