Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Mon, Aug 20, 2007 at 02:44:39AM -0700, Joe Bill wrote: > This is a real pain and a showstopper. > > When you have 3 or more nodes in a Linux-HA cluster, > DRBD requires that drbd volumes be declared on ALL > hosts, although DRBD prevents the user from declaring > a DRBD volume on more than 2 nodes in that cluster, > requesting the user to upgrade to DRBD+. > > Nevertheless, even though DRBD+ would allow you to > define a DRBD volume on more than 2 nodes, it still > doesn't fix the issue that all DRBD volumes in a HA > cluster require to have a declaration entry on every > node of that cluster. > > This hardly makes any sense in, say a 8 node cluster > with 25 drbd volumes, because I don't want/need each > of all 25 DRBD volumes to be declared and have it's > own listener process on all 8 nodes of that cluster, > thus having 8 copies of each drbd volume. > > What I need is, within the "Free DRBD" license terms, > simply use Linux-HA multi-node capability to it's full > extend, without having DRBD castrating Linux-HA's mojo > by restricting you to clusters with only 2 nodes. > > What I need is, withing the license terms of "Free > DRBD", for DRBD to support drbd volumes configured on > fewer nodes than the number of nodes in a Linux-HA > cluster, enforcing for example the limit of 2 nodes > per volume in "Free DRBD", but, allowing me to > configure each drbd volume on *any* 2-node combination > I choose, rather than on all nodes of the cluster. > > Thank you for your feedback. suggest you actually read the license before you post this kind of thing. Regards, Paddy > > > > > ____________________________________________________________________________________ > Shape Yahoo! in your own image. Join our Network Research Panel today! http://surveylink.yahoo.com/gmrs/yahoo_panel_invite.asp?a=7 > > > _______________________________________________ > drbd-user mailing list > drbd-user at lists.linbit.com > http://lists.linbit.com/mailman/listinfo/drbd-user