Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Saturday, 09. August 2008, Henri Cook wrote: > Dear all, > > I've just configured a 1.8TB DRBD shared device on a pair of machines > connected to the same fairly standard home router (the documentation is > _excellent_ by the way!) I hope that home router at least has Gigabit., though the best connection for DRBD would be a simple cable without any switch in between. > The two devices are synchronising now but worryingly very slowly and i'm > not sure if it's a RAID5 issue or what? Here's an example of /proc/drbd. > Eventually I want to go for a Primary/Primary setup Are the RAID devices themselves even synchronized yet? What does cat /proc/mdstat say? Also: never put a drbd meta disk on a MD RAID 5. Its painfully slow (and may be a reason for what you see). RAID 1 should be ok. Regards, Stefan