[Fwd: Re: [DRBD-user] Questions I'm sure have been asked before..]

nick nick at mobilia.it
Tue Jun 7 11:13:49 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.

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [DRBD-user] Questions I'm sure have been asked before..
Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2005 11:12:56 +0200
From: nick <nick at mobilia.it>
To: Lars Ellenberg <Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com>
References: <42A42062.6030104 at mobilia.it> <42A443FC.4060709 at gmx.at> 
<42A47F31.9040502 at mobilia.it> <42A4933D.8050308 at gmx.at> 
<L31mviMk7aUn+WK5irg8fqg=lge at web.de>

Lars Ellenberg wrote:
> / 2005-06-06 20:17:33 +0200
> \ Helmut Wollmersdorfer:
>>>So I'd need to add a line to haresources with
>>>drbddisk::drbd0 Filesystem::/var/spool/postfix::ext3 \
>>>drbddisk::drbd1 Filesystem::/var/mail/::ext3 \
>>>drbddisk::drbd2 Filesystem::/home::ext3 \
>>>postfix (etc etc..)?
>>You will need a first line
>>   <node-name> <service-IP> \

Those I have, I was wondering more about the usage of drbddisk.
> you don't need one drbd for every other directory.
> I'd recommend something like
>   Filesystem::/mnt/ha-data::ext3
> and some symbolic links along
>   /var/spool/posfix -> /mnt/ha-data/spool_postfix
>   /var/spool/mail   -> /mnt/ha-data/spool_mail
>   /var/mail         -> /mnt/ha-data/spool_mail
> and whatever else seems like you shoud put it on drbd.
> much more flexible,
> and you don't need to create tons of drbds.
Thanks to both of you, this has really opened my eyes to the possibilities..

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