[DRBD-user] Using 2 Interfaces for the same drbd device ?

Maurice Volaski mvolaski at aecom.yu.edu
Mon Aug 27 22:37:52 CEST 2007

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

>via.lej at free.fr wrote:
>>  I just want to build a redondancy between the 2 nics for the same 
>>drbd volume . If the link on the NIC A failed, i would like to use 
>>the NIC B in order to keep the synchronisation on the drbd volume.
>You've got to use bonding mode 6 aka ALB.

This wouldn't work if the NICs are on different networks, which is 
what you'd want to also establish redundancy against switch failure. 
Heartbeat, however, has had this ability for a long time, although 
that's a way simpler connection.

Maurice Volaski, mvolaski at aecom.yu.edu
Computing Support, Rose F. Kennedy Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

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