Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
/ 2004-02-24 18:15:30 +0200 \ dhz_bf at walla.co.il: > > We are currently using drbd with a big partition for high > availability between two machines. We have a problem of disk > space and one way of solving it is to divide the big partition > to two partitions, and have drbd synch both of them between the > two machines. > > I have read the drbd article on the documentation directory of > drbd-0.6.11 and the configuration file example there has a > configuration similar to the one I require. Two partitions on a > single disk. The comment, however, warns against using such a > configuration, since we may get poor performance. > > What should I expect to be the extra cost in performance of > dividing the big partition into two, given the the amount of > writes to the two partitions remains the same as the one to the > single partition we currently have. The issue is maily with a full synchronisation. You can avoid the seektime killing your performance by using two different sync-groups for the two devices. Lars Ellenberg