[DRBD-user] Re: DRBD on /dev/md[x] devices

Maciej Bogucki maciej.bogucki at artegence.com
Thu Dec 8 15:57:38 CET 2005

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

> The idea was to keep three identical disks in three server nodes.
> Any of the two standby (secondary) nodes could at any time take over
> as operative (primary) node. It should also be possible to separate
> one node and use it for test purpose with all the dynamic data up to date.
> This when still keeping the other two nodes in a primary/secondary
> connected configuration.
> One of the primary drbd devices could perhaps run diskless, to
> avoid a redundant disk device?

Software RAID isn't good for data replication. You can read more here:

Best Regards
Maciej Bogucki

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