Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
[...] > My experiences are: > - ext2/ext3 will print some assertions to the kernel log, return an > error to the application that wanted to read the file and continue to run. > - reiserfs will crash the machine. > > That means I have been a lucky bastard the last few months. I use > reiserfs .... hmmm, I better a solution quick ! > Would a better way be to drbdsetup /dev/nb0 disconnect before mounting > read only, do my stuff, unmount, and then run drbdsetup /dev/nb0 net xyz > to bring it in secondary state again? Well, as you have noticed that the window for this race condition is rather small -> The probability to hit it is small. __But_it_is_there__ . Therefore people should not mount a normal filesystem on the secondary. Alternative: Use DRBD-0.7 and mirror the partition that holds the data-base immage as well. -philipp -- : Dipl-Ing Philipp Reisner Tel +43-1-8178292-50 : : LINBIT Information Technologies GmbH Fax +43-1-8178292-82 : : Schönbrunnerstr 244, 1120 Vienna, Austria http://www.linbit.com :