Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On 11/20/2009 05:01 PM, Mike Lovell wrote: > Mike Lovell wrote: >> Mike Lovell wrote: >>> Igor Neves wrote: >>>> Hi, >>>> >>>> Are you still using software raid? >>>> >>>> Have you tryed out using hardware raid? >>>> >>>> The only time i had tryed out drbd with mdraid, well let's say, i >>>> never will try that again, from now on, we only use areca raid >>>> cards. Anyway, software raid it's slow, if you want to do this >>>> thing, buy raid controllers, the best ones are areca, 3ware and lsi >>>> it's bad, don't know all the others. >>>> >>>> Cheers, >>>> >>>> On 10/23/2009 10:40 PM, Mike Lovell wrote: >>>>> exaggerated the problem. when the sync hangs, the drbd module is >>>>> almost completely unresponsive. i tried doing a pause-sync and >>>>> then resume-sync thinking that it would nudge the module into >>>>> working but the commands timeout on talking to the module. i can >>>>> still cat /proc/drbd but that is about it until i take down the >>>>> network interface and drbd detects the network change. if i then >>>>> bring back up the interface, drbd detects it can talk again but >>>>> then only syncs a couple of megabytes before stalling again. i >>>>> have tried every way i can think of to check the integrity of the >>>>> network link between the hosts and everything says they are fine >>>>> except for during a ping flood there will be a few out of a couple h >>>> >>> yes, i am using software raid. i guess i didn't try changing that >>> during my hardware changes. i'll see if i can scrounge up some raid >>> controllers to test this with. >> >> i got a hold of a few 3ware controllers and used these for the disk >> array instead of the software raid. unfortunately, it still broke. > > after much more experimentation and buying new hardware, i got a > things working. i did eventually try doing this on the hardware i had > using opensuse 11.2 and centos 5.4. same problems. luckily, i was able > to convince my boss to let me buy some new 10 gig nics cause those are > the only thing that didn't change. i ordered some cards from chelsio > (pcie, dual port cx4) and just got them on wednesday. put them in, > configure them, and start syncing. never hiccuped. so, i guess for > anyone else wanting to try this, avoid using 10gig pcie intel nics. > > mike Hi, Can you please give me the exact Part-Number of the Cards that work from chelsio? And by the way the exact Model/Part-Number from intel, the ones that don't worked? Thanks. -- Igor Neves<igor.neves at 3gnt.net> 3GNTW - Tecnologias de Informação, Lda SIP: igor at 3gnt.net JID: igor at 3gnt.net ICQ: 249075444 MSN: igor at 3gnt.net TLM: 00351914503611 PSTN: 00351252377120