[DRBD-user] drbd upon md or md upon multiple drbds?

Corey Edwards tensai at zmonkey.org
Wed Jul 6 17:08:03 CEST 2005

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

On Wed, 2005-07-06 at 18:46 +0400, Eugene Crosser wrote:
> The subject says it all.
> We got a couple of machines with 6 disks in each, on "dumb" SATA
> controllers.  I would build md devices, and run drbd on top of them,
> because md can "autorun" at boot time, so it seems more straightforward.
>  But maybe there are some obscure reasons to do the other way around?

From http://www.drbd.org/drbd-article.html

        You can stack DRBD on top of md, md on top of DRBD is nonsense,

I think your intuition is pointing you in the right direction. DRBD on
top of md is simple, but md on top of DRBD gains nothing but


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