[DRBD-user] Primary SyncTarget and dead Secondary SyncSource during synchronization.

Igor Yu. Zhbanov bsg at uniyar.ac.ru
Thu Jul 14 02:01:13 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.


Few weeks ago there was discussion about how Primary can be SyncTarget.
As I understand, the only way is to begin synchronization as a SyncSource,
than switch to Primary state.

2005-06-23 09:19:02 +0200 Martin Bene:
> If you make a sync target primary, all reads for out-of-sync data are
> fetched from the sync source, so the data read off the drbd device stays
> consistent. Especially in an active/active cluster with multiple drbd
> devices this greatly reduces risk of long startup delays.

But what will happen with Primary SyncTarget when Secondary SyncSource
will die before the end of synchronization?


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