Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
/ 2004-03-01 11:39:02 -0400 \ Matthew Coene: > > Hello, > > This is likely the wrong place to ask for help, but short of the actual > developers of the project, this seems to be the only email address I can > see. This is perfectly the right place to ask. > My question is regarding some of the documentation which is unclear, to me > at least, largely I am sure because of my naivete. > > I have DRBD 0.6.11 setup and working largely on a custom 2.4.25 kernel. I > can syncronize files, etc. > > My problem comes in when I am trying to have the filesystem failover, it > seemingly does not happen automatically, and the documentation I have been > able to gather points to the script 'datadisk', which is a symlink to > /etc/rc.d/init.d/drbd, I have checked that out as well, and unless I am > missing something, there is no easy user friendly way to make this happen... > > Any direction or information you could provide would be appreciated. No. It does not happen automagically. For the failover magic, you need some "cluster manager". Which typically is heartbeat , but can be a homegrown daemon script, too. Lars Ellenberg  see http://linuxha.trick.ca and http://linux-ha.org