[DRBD-user] DRBD between IA32 -> PPC?

Philipp Reisner philipp.reisner at linbit.com
Wed Nov 10 11:58:24 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.

On Tuesday 09 November 2004 01:32, Mark Price wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> Has anyone tried using DRBD in a cluster environment between two differing
> architectures? Specifically a RH9 2.4.20-x IA32 system, and a MAC G4
> running Yellow Dog 3.00 and 2.4.20-8 kernel?
> I'll be giving it a go in a couple of weeks, but wondered if anyone had
> tried it yet? Any problems with Endian'ness?

Have not tested this personally, but tested 32bit - 64bit compatibility.
Protocol (and metadata) are endian agnostic.

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