[DRBD-user] drbd storage for Oracle VM

Dan Barker dbarker at visioncomm.net
Sat Mar 31 19:57:55 CEST 2012

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

I'm looking at a Primary/Secondary, Protocol B (or maybe A with Proxy) for a
warm-DR site of a one-host, 4VM Oracle VM 3.0.3 system.

Anyone got any experience with OVM 3 and DRBD?

I was planning to put DRBD on the OVM 3 host and have it provide /dev/drbd0
to OVM for its repository (OVM3 Repositories are OCFS2, in case you are not

I have not even checked that it will compile, but if someone has done it
before that would be good to know.

Specific hardware is a dual-XEON 5690 box with an RAID 1+0 array Areca 1222
(multi-terabyte), 4 Gig NICs and 96G Ram in a 2U enclosure.

Dan, in Atlanta

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