Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
/ 2005-08-15 20:13:25 +0800 \ Vic Berdin: > Hi Paul, > > My test with drbd is very basic: I simply populate my Primary with new files > just right after a full-sync. > I repeated the full sync process by: why? this makes absolut no sense to me... > a. doing a `drbdsetup /dev/drbd/0 invalidate`) on the secondary node > b. then populated the (already mounted) primary source device with > additional data (note that I did not do anything with the Secondary Node > yet) > c. then did a `sync` on the Primary btw, sync is, despite of the name, not a synchronouse operation. so the command "sync" may exit successfully, even though the actual disk sync is not done yet... > While doing the above, I was hoping that there will (should) be some > activity on Secondary's HDD LED, as (I hoped) new data gets > auto-replicated/copied. But there was none. so drbd was quicker than you thought it would be. you happen to know about http://www.drbd.org/drbd-howto.html, also available (in a possibly more recent version) at http://www.linux-ha.org/DRBD/QuickStart07 -- : Lars Ellenberg Tel +43-1-8178292-0 : : LINBIT Information Technologies GmbH Fax +43-1-8178292-82 : : Schoenbrunner Str. 244, A-1120 Vienna/Europe http://www.linbit.com : __ please use the "List-Reply" function of your email client.