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

Roger Tsang perj8 at hotmail.com
Sun Dec 11 03:11:09 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.

To keep 3 or more identical server nodes you can try OpenSSI 
(www.openssi.org) + DRBD.  It supports network boot and diskless nodes - up 
to 125 at the moment.  All filesystems (including DRBD ones) are visible 
across all nodes and can transparently failover without having to setup 


>From: Maciej Bogucki <maciej.bogucki at artegence.com>
>To: drbd-user at lists.linbit.com
>Subject: [DRBD-user] Re: DRBD on /dev/md[x] devices
>Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2005 15:57:38 +0100
>>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
>drbd-user mailing list
>drbd-user at lists.linbit.com

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