Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On 2005-08-04T14:35:42, Stephan Rattai <srattai at zmnh.uni-hamburg.de> wrote: > > it does not make sense to invalidate both. > Even if I make a fool out of myself, I would really like to understand why it > doesn't make any sense, doesn't invalidate mean 'Hey, forget about your > metadata, you are inconsinstent, go get some good data' ? No, it means "Hey, your data is bad. get some new data from the peer." - if you tell both sides that they don't have good data, and that all their blocks are outdated, which one should drbd use? ;-) They are both bad! It's possible that this case hasn't been tested well, simply because no developer thought of trying it. (Which is usually a good indicator for a real bug.) Sincerely, Lars Marowsky-Brée <lmb at suse.de> -- High Availability & Clustering SUSE Labs, Research and Development SUSE LINUX Products GmbH - A Novell Business -- Charles Darwin "Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge"