[DRBD-user] both nodes in Secondary/Secondary state

Tom Brown brown at esteem.com
Mon Jan 16 22:24:02 CET 2006

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

On Monday 16 January 2006 12:08, Chip Burke wrote:
> If your primary fails, the secondary does not change state unless you tell
> it to. The initial primary that failed will come backup, recognizes that it
> failed and stays in secondary. It sounds like you want automated failover.
> For that you will need to integrate Heartbeat with drbd. Read this doc for
> a How To:
> http://www.linux-ha.com/DataRedundancyByDrbd
> Pay special attention to the Unattended Mode section.

Thanks for the link. I was under the impression that '/etc/init.d/drbd start' 
would bring up one of the nodes as primary. However, it wasn't until I 
started heartbeat that one of the nodes became primary. Seems to work great 


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