[DRBD-user] drbd on nfs mounted drives

Lars Ellenberg Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com
Thu Aug 25 14:05:31 CEST 2005

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

/ 2005-08-25 13:09:03 +0200
\ Helmut Wollmersdorfer:
> >If drbd is not the right solution, can somebody please tell me which
> >utility i can use. The data is just too huge ( approx 500Gb ) which
> >needs to copied from one mount point to another.

other-node# netcat -l someport | cpio -idm
 this-node# find . -print0 | cpio -o0 | netcat other-node someport

on a GigE transfers faster than your disks can do their io.

> Your 500 GB need to go over the network connection anyway.
> Maybe you take out the harddisk and put it into the target system for
> a faster copy.

"never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon full of tapes"


... if latency is no issue ...

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