Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
Thanks a ton Diego. -Amod On 6/8/05, Diego Julian Remolina <dijuremo at ibb.gatech.edu> wrote: > It is NOT necessary to have a NAS or SAN to use drbd. > > You need two machines with network cards, each machine should have its own > storage. > > If you are using external storage such as scsi attached raid arrays, SAN or NAS, > then each machine should have its own array or at least its own partition of > that external storage. If you can somehow share half your external storage array > (like in dual connect scsi arrays) for one computer and the other half for the > other computer, then drbd would mirror half the array to the other half going > through the computers first. > > Similar hardware should be prefered if not identical. Drbd uses a network > connection to mirror the file system. The file system will be only mounted in > one machine at a time. You cannot have the file system being mounted on the > secondary (not even read only). > > I was not able to find any recommendations on mininum hardware on the drbd faq, > is there anybody on the list that knows about a link with this information? > Could this be added to the drbd website faqs? > > Diego > > Quoting Amod Sutavane <amodsutavane at gmail.com>: > > > Hi all , > > > > My name is Amod and i am new to this group. I am just planning > > to use DRBD for the cluster solution in my office. I need to know that > > , Do i required the SAN or NAS box to use DRBD??? Can i use normal > > server class machines like ??? > > > > Thanks in Advanced..... > > > > Amod Sutavane. > > _______________________________________________ > > drbd-user mailing list > > drbd-user at lists.linbit.com > > http://lists.linbit.com/mailman/listinfo/drbd-user > > > > > ------------------------------------------------- > This mail sent through IMP: http://horde.org/imp/ > >