Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On 2004-06-21T12:12:02, Josh McAllister <josh at bluehornet.com> said: > I understand why we can't do read only access of ext2/3 partitions as we > need the file system to recognize that the underlying device is changing > even though it's read-only. I'm wondering though if anyone has tried > accessing a drbd device from MySQL as an InnoDB raw partition (for > read-only of course)? If this can be accomplished it would be a great > way to do some load balancing using the secondary machine for selects > and the primary for all write operations. > > Thoughts? I'd not bother, as MySQL can do read-only slaves internally and consistently in a supported fashion. Sincerely, Lars Marowsky-Brée <lmb at suse.de> -- High Availability & Clustering \ ever tried. ever failed. no matter. SUSE Labs | try again. fail again. fail better. Research & Development, SUSE LINUX AG \ -- Samuel Beckett