[Drbd-dev] Re: DRBD syncronization order specification.

Philipp Reisner philipp.reisner at linbit.com
Fri Jun 3 12:08:21 CEST 2005

Am Donnerstag, 2. Juni 2005 22:54 schrieben Sie:
> Hello!
> In some situations such as split-brain it is hard to predict syncronization
> order of DRBD. So is it possible to ask DRBD to test whether it will be
> SyncTarget or SyncSource. Or is it possible to specify synchronization
> order without invalidating the whole device?
> It will helps to recover after split-brains, so more actual data will not
> be lost and total synchronization of 1.2 TB disk array will be avoided.
> If it not already possible, I think it will be two very useful features of
> cluster management:
> 1) Probing a synchronization order without starting the synchronization.
> 2) Explicit chosing the synchronization order without total invalidation,
>    so sychronization can be quick.
> Thanks.


I am leaving for 2 weeks of vacation today... You suggestions are
welcome for drbd-0.8. Please post them to the drbd-user mailinglist
as well.

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