[DRBD-user] drbd failover

Mark Watts m.watts at eris.qinetiq.com
Fri Aug 27 17:18:01 CEST 2010


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On 08/27/2010 02:32 PM, Wilfredo Ocasio wrote:
> When trying to failover by putting one node in ?standby?,  heartbeat
> shuts down drbd services on the standby node and resource fails to mount.
> 
>  
> 
> Question : How do I create DRBD resource whereby it stays up on both
> nodes, and just modifies the primary / secondary status when one node is
> standby mode?

The DRBD service (/etc/init.d/drbd) should NOT be managed by heartbeat
and should be running on both nodes.
It it responsible for loading the drbd.ko module and getting DRBD into a
Secondary/Secondary UpToDate/UpToDate state, ready for the DRBDDisk
resource in heartbeat to use.

Mark.


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